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Brewer's: Bird

An endearing name for girl. And by my word, your bonnie bird In danger shall not tarry; So, though the waves are raging white, I'll row you o'er the ferry. Campbell: Lord Ullin's Daughter.…

Brewer's: Birds

Birds of a feather flock together. Persons associate with those of a similar taste and station as themselves. Qui se ressemble s'assemble. Cicero says, “Similes similibus gaudent, pur…

1 Chronicles

1 Chronicles Ch. 1: Adam, Sheth, Enosh… Ch. 2: These are the sons of Israel; Reuben, Simeon… Ch. 3: Now these were the sons of David, which were born… Ch. 4: The sons of Jud…

2 Chronicles

2 Chronicles Ch. 1: And Solomon the son of David was strengthened in… Ch. 2: And Solomon determined to build an house for… Ch. 3: Then Solomon began to build the house of the&helli…

Haruki Murakami

Japanese writer Haruki Murakami's experimental prose and tendency toward magical realism have earned him critical praise around the world for novels such as The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle and Norwegian Wo…

Larry Bird

Larry Bird rose from modest small-town origins in French Lick and West Baden, Indiana, to lead Indiana State University to the 1979 college basketball finals, then went on to a stellar professional ca…

Vere Bird Biography

Vere BirdAge: 89 Antiguan who became powerful during the island's colonial period and went on to lead his country after it gained independence from Britain in 1981. The former prime minister, …

Isabella Bird

Name at birth: Isabella Lucy BirdIsabella Bird was an English missionary and explorer of the 19th century, known best for her books The Englishwoman in America and A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains…

The Golden Bird

The Golden Bird A certain king had a beautiful garden, and in the garden stood a tree which bore golden apples. These apples were always counted, and about the time when they began to grow rip…

Brewer's: Bird of Este

The white eagle, the cognisance of the house. His dazzling way The bird of Estë soars beyond the solar ray. Tasso: Jerusalem Delivered, x. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E.…