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2 definitions found
 for moose bird
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  moose \moose\ (m[=oo]s), n. [A native name; Knisteneaux mouswah;
     Algonquin monse. Mackenzie.]
     1. (Zool.) A large cervine mammal ({Alces alces syn. Alces
        machlis, syn Alces Americanus), native of the Northern
        United States and Canada. The adult male is about as large
        as a horse, and has very large, palmate antlers. It
        closely resembles the European elk, and by many Zoologists
        is considered the same species. See Elk.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. A member of the Progressive Party; a Bull Moose.
        [Obsolescent. Cant, from the early 1900's.]
        [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]
  
     2. [capitalized] A member of the fraternal organization named
        Loyal Order of Moose.
        [PJC]
  
     Moose bird (Zool.), the Canada jayor whisky jack. See
        Whisky jack.
  
     Moose deer. Same as Moose.
  
     Moose yard (Zool.), a locality where moose, in winter, herd
        together in a forest to feed and for mutual protection.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Whisky \Whis"ky\, Whiskey \Whis"key\, n. [Ir. or Gael. uisge
     water (perhaps akin to E. wash, water) in uisgebeatha
     whiskey, properly, water of life. Cf. Usquebaugh.]
     An intoxicating liquor distilled from grain, potatoes, etc.,
     especially in Scotland, Ireland, and the United States. In
     the United States, whisky is generally distilled from maize,
     rye, or wheat, but in Scotland and Ireland it is often made
     from malted barley.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Bourbon whisky, corn whisky made in Bourbon County,
        Kentucky.
  
     Crooked whisky. See under Crooked.
  
     Whisky Jack (Zool.), the Canada jay ({Perisoreus
        Canadensis). It is noted for its fearless and familiar
        habits when it frequents the camps of lumbermen in the
        winter season. Its color is dull grayish blue, lighter
        beneath. Called also moose bird.
        [1913 Webster] Whiskyfied

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