fallow chat


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Wheatear \Wheat"ear`\, n. (Zool.)
   A small European singing bird (Saxicola [oe]nanthe). The
   male is white beneath, bluish gray above, with black wings
   and a black stripe through each eye. The tail is black at the
   tip and in the middle, but white at the base and on each
   side. Called also checkbird, chickell, dykehopper,
   fallow chat, fallow finch, stonechat, and whitetail.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Fallow \Fal"low\, a. [AS. fealu, fealo, pale yellow or red; akin
   to D. vaal fallow, faded, OHG. falo, G. falb, fahl, Icel.
   f["o]lr, and prob. to Lith. palvas, OSlav. plav[u^] white, L.
   pallidus pale, pallere to be pale, Gr. polio`s gray, Skr.
   palita. Cf. Pale, Favel, a., Favor.]
   1. Pale red or pale yellow; as, a fallow deer or greyhound.
      --Shak.
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   2. [Cf. Fallow, n.] Left untilled or unsowed after plowing;
      uncultivated; as, fallow ground.
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   Fallow chat, Fallow finch (Zool.), a small European bird,
      the wheatear (Saxicola [oe]nanthe). See Wheatear.
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