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 for hangbird
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hangbird \Hang"bird`\ (h[a^]ng"b[~e]rd`), n. (Zool.)
     The Baltimore oriole ({Icterus galbula); -- so called
     because its nest is suspended from the limb of a tree. See
     Baltimore oriole.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: eastern subspecies of northern oriole [syn: Baltimore
           oriole, Baltimore bird, hangbird, firebird, Icterus
           galbula galbula]

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