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5 definitions found
 for Thrush
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Frush \Frush\, n. [Cf. OE. frosch, frosk, a frog (the animal),
     G. frosch frog (the animal), also carney or lampass of
     horses. See Frog, n., 2.]
     1. (Far.) The frog of a horse's foot.
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     2. A discharge of a fetid or ichorous matter from the frog of
        a horse's foot; -- also caled thrush.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Thrush \Thrush\, n. [OE. [thorn]rusche, AS. [thorn]rysce; akin
     to OHG. drosca, droscea, droscela, and E. throstle. Cf.
     Throstle.]
     1. (Zool.) Any one of numerous species of singing birds
        belonging to Turdus and allied genera. They are noted
        for the sweetness of their songs.
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     Note: Among the best-known European species are the song
           thrush or throstle ({Turdus musicus), the missel
           thrush (see under Missel), the European redwing, and
           the blackbird. The most important American species are
           the wood thrush ({Turdus mustelinus), Wilson's thrush
           ({Turdus fuscescens), the hermit thrush (see under
           Hermit),+Swainson's+thrush+({Turdus+Aliciae">Hermit), Swainson's thrush ({Turdus Aliciae), and
           the migratory thrush, or American robin (see Robin).
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     2. (Zool.) Any one of numerous species of singing birds more
        or less resembling the true thrushes in appearance or
        habits; as the thunderbird and the American brown thrush
        (or thrasher). See Brown thrush.
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     Ant thrush. See Ant thrush, Breve, and Pitta.
  
     Babbling thrush, any one of numerous species of Asiatic
        timaline birds; -- called also babbler.
  
     Fruit thrush, any species of bulbul.
  
     Shrike thrush. See under Shrike.
  
     Stone thrush, the missel thrush; -- said to be so called
        from its marbled breast.
  
     Thrush nightingale. See Nightingale, 2.
  
     Thrush tit, any one of several species of Asiatic singing
        birds of the genus Cochoa. They are beautifully colored
        birds allied to the tits, but resembling thrushes in size
        and habits.
  
     Water thrush.
        (a) The European dipper.
        (b) An American warbler ({Seiurus Noveboracensis).
            [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Thrush \Thrush\, n. [Akin to Dan. tr["o]ske, Sw. trosk; cf. Dan.
     t["o]r dry, Sw. torr, Icel. [thorn]urr, AS. [thorn]yrr, OE.
     thrust thrist, E. thrist.]
     1. (Med.) An affection of the mouth, fauces, etc., common in
        newly born children, characterized by minute ulcers called
        aphthae. See Aphthae.
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     2. (Far.) An inflammatory and suppurative affection of the
        feet in certain animals. In the horse it is in the frog.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  thrush
      n 1: candidiasis of the oral cavity; seen mostly in infants or
           debilitated adults
      2: a woman who sings popular songs
      3: songbirds characteristically having brownish upper plumage
         with a spotted breast

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  143 Moby Thesaurus words for "thrush":
     African lethargy, Asiatic cholera, Chagres fever, German measles,
     Haverhill fever, Philomel, acute articular rheumatism, ague,
     alkali disease, amebiasis, amebic dysentery, anthrax,
     bacillary dysentery, bastard measles, black death, black fever,
     blackwater fever, breakbone fever, brucellosis, bubonic plague,
     bulbul, cachectic fever, canary, cerebral rheumatism, chicken pox,
     cholera, cowpox, cuckoo, dandy fever, deer fly fever, dengue,
     dengue fever, diphtheria, dumdum fever, dysentery, elephantiasis,
     encephalitis lethargica, enteric fever, erysipelas, famine fever,
     feathered songster, five-day fever, flu, frambesia,
     glandular fever, grippe, hansenosis, hepatitis, herpes,
     herpes simplex, herpes zoster, histoplasmosis, hookworm,
     hydrophobia, infantile paralysis, infectious mononucleosis,
     inflammatory rheumatism, influenza, jail fever, jungle rot,
     kala azar, kissing disease, lark, lepra, leprosy, leptospirosis,
     loa loa, loaiasis, lockjaw, madness, malaria, malarial fever,
     marsh fever, mavis, measles, meningitis, milzbrand, mockingbird,
     mumps, nightingale, oriole, ornithosis, osteomyelitis,
     paratyphoid fever, parotitis, parrot fever, pertussis, pneumonia,
     polio, poliomyelitis, polyarthritis rheumatism, ponos, psittacosis,
     rabbit fever, rabies, rat-bite fever, relapsing fever,
     rheumatic fever, rickettsialpox, ringdove, ringworm, rubella,
     rubeola, scarlatina, scarlet fever, schistosomiasis,
     septic sore throat, shingles, singing bird, sleeping sickness,
     sleepy sickness, smallpox, snail fever, song sparrow, songbird,
     songster, splenic fever, spotted fever, strep throat, swamp fever,
     tetanus, tinea, trench fever, trench mouth, tuberculosis,
     tularemia, typhoid, typhoid fever, typhus, typhus fever,
     undulant fever, vaccinia, varicella, variola, venereal disease,
     viral dysentery, warbler, whooping cough, yaws, yellow fever,
     yellow jack, zona, zoster
  
  

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