Creation of, on the fifth creative day
Solomon's proverbs of
1 Kings 4:33
Mosaic law protected the mother from being taken with the young
Bittern; Chickens; Cormorant; Crane; Cuckoo; Dove, Turtle; Eagle; Falcon; Glede; Hawk; Hen, Figurative; Heron; Kite; Lapwing; Night Hawk; Osprey; Ossifrage; Ostriches; Owl; Partridge; Peacock; Pelican; Pigeon; Quail; Raven; Sparrow; Stork; Swallow; Swan; Vulture
BIRDS'EYE, noun [bird and eye.] A genus of plants, called also pheasant's eye, known in botany by the generic term Adonis. There are several species, some of which produce beautiful flowers.
BIRD'S-EYE, adjective [bird and eye.] Seen from above, as if by a flying bird; as a bird-eye landscape.
BIRDS'FOOT, noun [bird and foot.] A plant, the Ornithopus, whose legumen is articulated, cylindrical, and bent in the form of a bow.
BIRDSFOOT-TREFOIL, noun A genus of plants, the Lotus, of several species.
BIRDS'NEST, noun [bird and nest.] The nest in which a bird lays eggs and hatches her young.
1. A plant, a species of Ophrys or twyblade; also a species of Orchis.
2. In cookery, the nest of a small swallow, of China, and the neighboring countries, delicately tasted, and mixed with soups. This nest is found in the rocks; it is of a hemispherical figure, of the size of a goose egg, and in substance resembles isinglass. In the East, these nests are esteemed a great luxury, and sell at a very high price.
BIRDSTARES and BIRDSTONGUE; names of plants.
BIRD'-WITTED, adjective Not having the faculty of attention.