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Definition of the noun Wrens

What does Wrens mean as a name of something?

Wrens is the vernacular name of the Troglodytidae, a family of Passeriformes.


Wrens is a city in Jefferson County, Georgia, United States. The population was 2,187 at the 2010 census. The location is on Highway 1 thirty miles south of Augusta.

Phrases with Wrens

  1. Rock Wrens
  2. House Wrens
  3. Marsh Wrens
  4. Cactus Wrens
  5. Bewick's Wrens
  6. Carolina Wrens

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Google previewThe Continuum Encyclopedia of Animal Symbolism in Art (2004)

by Hope B. Werness

The wren hunt is apparently a survival of an ancient winter solstice ritual in which wrens were hunted and SACRIFICED. Although the wren hunt became illegal in the mid- 19th century, people on the Isle of Man continue to stage an annual ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Women and Baseball (2016)

by Leslie A. Heaphy, Mel Anthony May

The Wrens won the league championship in ¡994 and ¡995, leading the league with a ¡4–¡ record in...

When the NWBA formed in Phoenix in ¡995, the Wrens took a hiatus from playing for the ¡996 season. They planned to ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Heraldica Or Complete Dictionary of Heraldry (1828)

by William Berry

three wrens of the first, on a chief gu. as many horses' heads, erased, purp. Wren, [Bilby-Hall, Durham,] ar. on a chev. sa. betw. three lions' heads, erased, purp. as many wrens of the field, a chief gu. charged with three ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2003)

by Michael Allaby

wrens 1. See Troglodytidae. 2. (Australian wrens) See Maluridae. 3. (New Zealand wrens) See Xenicidae. wren-thrush (Zeledonia coronata) See Zeledoniidae. wren-tit ...

Google previewThe Antarctic Dictionary (2000)

A Complete Guide to Antarctic English by Bernadette Hince

House Wrens iknown locally as Rock Wrensi and Grass Wrens. the two smallest breeding birds. have been overlooked or confused by several observers. C1990 Roper. Patrick Holidays in the Falkland Islands Falkland Islands Tourist Board.

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Fairy Wrens

Managed to finally get a picture of some Fairy Wrens on the weekend. They are so cute and tiny and also very quick.

Photo credit: aussiegall

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Quotes about Wrens

Housing Project, Chicago

Where I am now
there are no leas, no
sheep feeding.
There are tenements,
children breeding.
Where I am now
there are no trees, no
wrens lighting.
There are halls far, dark,
an old man peeing. (Donal Mahoney)
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Scrabble value of W4R1E1N1S1

The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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