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Definition of the noun American Jay

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noun

  1. Any of several species of jays in several genuses native to the Western hemisphere.

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Google previewThe Routledge Encyclopedia of Mark Twain (2013)

by J.R. LeMaster, James D. Wilson

(American jay lore abounds, particularly in the South. Always cast as the most clever of birds, preternaturally gifted with language, they are also, invariably, the minions of the devil. In Alabama they go down to Hades on Thursdays to report on ...

Google previewThe Mark Twain Encyclopedia (1993)

by Christie Graves Hamric

(American jay lore abounds, particularly in the South. Always cast as the most clever of birds, preternaturally gifted with language, they are also, invariably, the minions of the devil. In Alabama they go down to Hades on Thursdays to report on ...

Google previewWinston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia (1919)

A Comprehensive Reference Book

Another American jay is the Canada jay or 'whiskey jack” (Perisoreus canadensis), a bird of rather ...

Google previewWinston's Cumulative Encyclopedia (1915)

A Comprehensive Reference Book by Charles Morris

Another American jay is the Canada jay or 'whiskey jack'; (Peri- soreus canadensis) , a bird of ...

Google previewAn American Dictionary of the English Language (1848)

Exhibiting the Origin, Orthography, Pronunciation, and Definitions of Words by Noah Webster

The European jay American jay, or blue jay (corpus cristatus), has a far more brilliant plumage, with a crest of light blue or purple, which it can elevate or depress at pleasure. JAYET. See JET. JAZEL, n. A gem of an azure blue color. [ Not used.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Olympic Movement (2015)

by John Grasso, Bill Mallon, Jeroen Heijmans

Jeu de paume, or game of the hand, the original version of tennis, has been contested in the Olympics only in 1908, when the gold medal was won by American Jay Gould II, the grandson of the 19th-century railroad magnate Jay Gould.

Google previewConcise English Dictionary (2007)

by Wordsworth Editions, Limited

globulus, blue hare the mountain hare, bluejacket a seaman in the navy; blue jay an American jay (Cyanocitta cristata): blue John ornamental fluorspar; Blue Mantle one of the pursuivants of the English Heralds" College, blue moon a very ...

Google previewThe Home Reference Library: Home dictionary (1900)

The American jay, or bluejay, has a far more brilliant plumage than the European jay, with a crest of feathers. The Floridajav is blue. The Canada jay is plain colored, and without a crest. Jel'ly. A translucent juice which thickens when cold into a ...

Google previewChabers 21st Century Dictionary

blue jay t> noun a common N American jay with mainly blue plumage. blue moon c> noun , ...

Google previewChambers concise dictionary (2004)

blue jay > n a common N American jay with mainly blue plumage.

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