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noun [countable] bird pronunciation in British English /bɜː(r)d/
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singularbird
pluralbirds
  1. 1
    an animal covered in feathers, with two wings for flying and a hard pointed mouth called a beak or a bill. Birds build nests, in which female birds lay eggs.
  2. 2
    British informal a young woman. Some people find this word offensive.
  3. 3
    old-fashioned a particular type of person

    She’s a tough old bird.

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