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Definition of Bunting

Bunting n. means: A bird of the genus Emberiza, or of an allied genus, related to the finches and sparrows (family Fringillidae).

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Bunting n. means: A bird of the genus Emberiza, or of an allied genus, related to the finches and sparrows (family Fringillidae).

Meaning of Bunting

Bunting (n.) means: A bird of the genus Emberiza, or of an allied genus, related to the finches and sparrows (family Fringillidae).

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Ringbird (n.): The reed bunting. It has a collar of white feathers. Called also ring bunting.

Cirl bunting (): A European bunting (Emberiza cirlus).

Bunting (n.): Alt. of Buntine

Ebb (n.): The European bunting.

Water sparrow (): The reed bunting.

Dickcissel (n.): The American black-throated bunting (Spiza Americana).

Butterbird (n.): The rice bunting or bobolink; -- so called in the island of Jamaica.

Dogvane (n.): A small vane of bunting, feathers, or any other light material, carried at the masthead to indicate the direction of the wind.

Ortolan (n.): A European singing bird (Emberiza hortulana), about the size of the lark, with black wings. It is esteemed delicious food when fattened. Called also bunting.

Bunting (n.): A bird of the genus Emberiza, or of an allied genus, related to the finches and sparrows (family Fringillidae).

Mark (n.): One of the bits of leather or colored bunting which are placed upon a sounding line at intervals of from two to five fathoms. The unmarked fathoms are called "deeps."

Reedling (n.): The European bearded titmouse (Panurus biarmicus); -- called also reed bunting, bearded pinnock, and lesser butcher bird.

Chewink (n.): An american bird (Pipilo erythrophthalmus) of the Finch family, so called from its note; -- called also towhee bunting and ground robin.

Painted (a.): Marked with bright colors; as, the painted turtle; painted bunting.

Snowbird (n.): An arctic finch (Plectrophenax, / Plectrophanes, nivalis) common, in winter, both in Europe and the United States, and often appearing in large flocks during snowstorms. It is partially white, but variously marked with chestnut and brown. Called also snow bunting, snowflake, snowfleck, and snowflight.

Yellowhammer (n.): A common European finch (Emberiza citrinella). The color of the male is bright yellow on the breast, neck, and sides of the head, with the back yellow and brown, and the top of the head and the tail quills blackish. Called also yellow bunting, scribbling lark, and writing lark.

Pennant (n.): A small flag; a pennon. The narrow, / long, pennant (called also whip or coach whip) is a long, narrow piece of bunting, carried at the masthead of a government vessel in commission. The board pennant is an oblong, nearly square flag, carried at the masthead of a commodore's vessel.

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Meaning of Bunts; Bunting tosser

Bunts; Bunting tosser means: A navy signalman. The nickname derives from the "bunting" of which signal flags were once made. In the USN the terms used for a signalman are "Flag Wagger" or "Skivvy Waver".

Meaning of Bewpars, Bewpers

Bewpars, Bewpers means: Old name for bunting from which signal and other flags were made.

Meaning of Bunting

Bunting means: Thin cloth of woven wool in various colors used to make flags.

Meaning of Comm School

Comm School means: Communications School, the birthplace of many "Bunting Tossers" and "Radio Ladies".

Meaning of Dressed to the nines

Dressed to the nines means: To celebrate victories, a returning ship would approach her home waters or port "dressed" in bunting and flags. As many of the crew as possible would line up on the nine primary yards as a salute to their monarch.

Meaning of Ringbird

Ringbird means: The reed bunting. It has a collar of white feathers. Called also ring bunting.

Meaning of Cirl bunting

Cirl bunting means: A European bunting (Emberiza cirlus).

Meaning of Bunting

Bunting means: Alt. of Buntine

Meaning of Ebb

Ebb means: The European bunting.

Meaning of Water sparrow

Water sparrow means: The reed bunting.

Meaning of Dickcissel

Dickcissel means: The American black-throated bunting (Spiza Americana).

Meaning of Butterbird

Butterbird means: The rice bunting or bobolink; -- so called in the island of Jamaica.

Meaning of Dogvane

Dogvane means: A small vane of bunting, feathers, or any other light material, carried at the masthead to indicate the direction of the wind.

Meaning of Ortolan

Ortolan means: A European singing bird (Emberiza hortulana), about the size of the lark, with black wings. It is esteemed delicious food when fattened. Called also bunting.

Meaning of Bunting

Bunting means: A bird of the genus Emberiza, or of an allied genus, related to the finches and sparrows (family Fringillidae).

Meaning of Mark

Mark means: One of the bits of leather or colored bunting which are placed upon a sounding line at intervals of from two to five fathoms. The unmarked fathoms are called "deeps."

Meaning of Reedling

Reedling means: The European bearded titmouse (Panurus biarmicus); -- called also reed bunting, bearded pinnock, and lesser butcher bird.

Meaning of Chewink

Chewink means: An american bird (Pipilo erythrophthalmus) of the Finch family, so called from its note; -- called also towhee bunting and ground robin.

Meaning of Painted

Painted means: Marked with bright colors; as, the painted turtle; painted bunting.

Meaning of Snowbird

Snowbird means: An arctic finch (Plectrophenax, / Plectrophanes, nivalis) common, in winter, both in Europe and the United States, and often appearing in large flocks during snowstorms. It is partially white, but variously marked with chestnut and brown. Called also snow bunting, snowflake, snowfleck, and snowflight.

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Meaning of Exposure

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Polypragmaty means: The state of being overbusy.

Meaning of Scaling

Scaling means: Adapted for removing scales, as from a fish; as, a scaling knife; adapted for removing scale, as from the interior of a steam boiler; as, a scaling hammer, bar, etc.

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