Definition of Evejar

1. the nightjar (a bird) [n -S]



Lexicographical Neighbors of Evejar

evasible
evasion
evasional
evasions
evasive
evasive action
evasive answer
evasively
evasiveness
evasivenesses
eve
evectics
evection
evections
eveite
evejar (current term)
evejars
even
even-
even-bishop
even-christian
even-handed
even-handedness
even-keel
even-minded
even-mindedness
even-pinnate
even-pinnate leaf
even-servant
even-steven

Literary usage of Evejar

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"... that they can 1 Other English names of the bird are evejar, fern-owl, churn-owl and wheel-bird—the last from the bird's song resembling the noise made ..."

2. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"So light is it that the act of brooding, even where there is • Other English names of the bird ire evejar, Fern-Owl, Churn- Owl, and Wheel-bird—the last ..."

3. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"Lone on the fir-branch, his rattle-note unvaried, Brooding o'er the gloom, spins the brown evejar. Darker grows the valley, more and more forgetting: So ..."

4. The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1900 by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch (1908)
"Lone on the fir-branch, his rattle-note unvaried, Brooding o'er the gloom, spins the brown evejar. Darker grows the valley, ..."

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