Pheasant appears in the following tongue twisters:
- I am not a pheasant plucker,
I'm a pheasant plucker's son
but I'll be plucking pheasants
when the pheasant plucker's gone.
- I am not the pheasant plucker,
I'm the pheasant plucker's mate.
I am only plucking pheasants
'cause the pheasant plucker's late.
- I'm a mother pheasant plucker,
I pluck mother pheasants.
I'm the most pleasant mother pheasant plucker,
to ever pluck a mother pheasant. Actually, ...
I'm Not the pheasant plucker,
I'm the pheasant plucker's son.
But I'll stay and pluck the pheasants
Till the pheasant plucking 's done!
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Definition of the noun pheasant
What does pheasant mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: pheasants / pheasant (less preferred form)
- large long-tailed gallinaceous bird native to the Old World but introduced elsewhere
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- more generic word: phasianid = a kind of game bird in the family Phasianidae
- more specific terms:
- ring-necked pheasant / Phasianus colchicus = common pheasant having bright plumage and a white neck ring
- Afropavo congensis / Congo peafowl / afropavo = both sexes are brightly colored
- argus pheasant / argus = large brilliantly patterned East Indian pheasant
- Chrysolophus pictus / golden pheasant = brightly colored crested pheasant of mountains of western and central Asia
- monaul / monal = brilliantly colored pheasant of southern Asia
- bird of Juno / peafowl = very large terrestrial southeast Asian pheasant often raised as an ornamental bird
- tragopan = brilliantly colored Asian pheasant having wattles and two fleshy processes on the head
- member of: genus Phasianus / Phasianus = type genus of the Phasianidae: the typical pheasants
- young animal: chick
- female animal: hen
- male animal: cock
- collective noun: flock / bevy / bouquet / head / nest / nide / nye
- collateral adjective: phasianine
- flesh of a pheasant; usually braised
Alternative definition of the noun pheasant
- A bird of family Phasianidae, often hunted for food.
Pheasant is a drinking establishment.
- also known as The Pheasant
- part of United Kingdom
The Pheasant is a fictional character from the 1942 animated feature film Bambi.
Phrases with Pheasant
Phrases starting with the word Pheasant:
Phrases ending with the word Pheasant:
- Aceh Pheasant
- crow pheasant
- argus pheasant
- Blood Pheasant
- Cheer Pheasant
- Green Pheasant
- Kalij Pheasant
- Banded Pheasant
- Common Pheasant
- Copper Pheasant
- golden pheasant
- Mikado Pheasant
- Silver Pheasant
- Chinese Pheasant
- Koklass Pheasant
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Pheasant
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by Thomas Schneller
The pheasant is a ground bird that can fly short distances very rapidly, making it an attractive game bird. There is a long tradition of hunting pheasants in open fields and scrub lands using dogs to flush the bird and have it rapidly fly up and out ...
by John William Carleton
This, however, is to distinguish it from the uncommon ones ; for, although soveral of the other species are becoming pretty numerous among us, still the common pheasant is the species most cultivated by sportsmen and landowners' in this ...
The Poultry Monthly (1901)
The Silver pheasant is the commonest of the pheasants that are kept in confinement ; it can be purchased from about $7.50 per pair in these days. The Golden pheasant is a great favorite, very beautiful with its red, gold, blue and green ...
Containing Important Discoveries and Improvements in Farming, Gardening, and Flori-culture, with Practical Details Connected with Rural and Domestic Economy; Also a Miscellanea, Comprising ... Calendars, Abstracts of Acts of Parliament Passed During the Last Session, &c. &c. ... by John Baxter
The pheasant is a more than half-reclaimed bird. While the hare and the partridge wander in the wildest freedom through the land, heedless of the fostering care of man ; the bird in question will come to us, at all hours of the day, to be fed.
The Food of a Younger Land (2009)
The Middle West Eats Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Nebras ka, Kansas, Missouri, South Dakota, North Dakota by Mark Kurlansky
MOSS The pheasant is a bird so beautiful and delectable that it would seem that most anyone would want it, and that appears to be the case. It is a native of the Caucasus, what is now Georgia, but it spread throughout Asia. It was then ...
Culinary Birds (2013)
The Ultimate Poultry Cookbook by John Ash
The ring-necked pheasant is a colorful and delicious game bird. have not been injected with any hormones, steroids, or artificial preservatives. But just because it's wild doesn't mean you have to stop paying close attention to whatyou're eating ...
Birds of West Virginia (2012)
A Falcon Field Guide by Todd Telander
Phasianus colchicus Family Phasianidae (Turkeys, Grouse, Pheasants) Size: Male 21”; female to 34” Season: Year-round Habitat: Grasslands, woodland edges, agricultural land with brushy cover The Ring-necked Pheasant is a large, ...
The Shooter's Guide (1816)
Or, Complete Sportsman's Companion : Containing a Compendious View of the Game Laws, a Description of the Various Kinds of Dogs and the Best Mode of Breeding, Rearing, and Training Them : with an Account of the Diseases to which They are Liable, and the Best Methods of Cure : to which are Added, Directions for Grouse, Partridge, Pheasant, Woodcock, Snipe, Hare, and Wild Duck Shooting : Particular Instructions for the Juvenile Sportsman and Much Miscellaneous Information on the Choice of Guns, Gunpowder, Shot, &c. &c by Thomas Burgeland Johnson
The pheasant is a foreign bird, and was brought into Europe from the banks of the Phasis, a river of Colchis, in Asia Minor, whence the name, which it still retains. 1 . ' Nothing can satisfy the eye with a greater variety and richness of ornament ...
by Thomas Bewick
The Ring Pheasant is a fine variety of this breed; its only difference consists in a white ring, which encircles the lower part of the neck; the colours of the plumage in general are likewise more distinct and vivid. A fine specimen of this bird was ...
Poultry & Game (2012)
by Ian McAndrew
Undoubtedly, the pheasant is a magnificent bird, the cock proud and splendid in its fine plumage. Prepared for the table it is food for a king at a very modest price, and flying high and fast on a crisp winter's morning it is fabulous sport for a great ...
The The ring pheasant is a fine variety of this species: its principal difference bill is, of a pale horn colour; the nostrils are hid under consists in a white ring, which encircles the lower part of the neck; the an arched covering; the eyes are yellow, ...
by Miles's Boy (pseud)
The ring pheasant is a fine variety of ...
by John George Wood
The second ruffed Pheasant is that which is known by the name of Amherst's Pheasant (Tftaumdlea AmMrstice), also a native of China. This magnificent bird has a wonderfully long and broad tail, quite as remarkable as that of Reeves' ...
Animal Biography, Or, Authentic Anecdotes of the Lives, Manners, and Economy, of the Animal Creation, Arranged According to the System of Linnaeus (1803)
by William Bingley
The Pheasant is a very stupid bird: on being roused it will frequently perch on some neighbouring tree, and it fixes its attention so much upon the dogs, as to suffer the sportsman to approach very near. On its perching it often crows, or mates a ...
by Todd Telander
Size:Male 21", female to 34" Season: Year-round Habitat: Grasslands, woodland edges, agricultural land with brushy cover Another introduced species, the Ring-necked Pheasant is a large, beautifully colored, chicken-shaped bird ...
The Grilling Encyclopedia (1994)
An A-to-Z Compendium of how to Grill Almost Anything
"Serve with an outstanding Italian Chianti (you 11 have to hunt for it in much the same way as the pheasant — with patience)... " ...
Pheasant Any of various large, gallinaceous game birds, of the genus Phasianus and related genera of family Phasianidae, with a long, sweeping tail and brilliant feathers. They are most abundant in Asia and the adjacent Islands.
Pheasant (fez'ant), the general name given to birds of the family Phasianids, which comprises several genera besides that of the pheasants proper, Phasi&nus. There are usually naked spaces of skin on the head or cheeks and often combs or ...
Or, The Accomplish'd Housewives Companion ... by John Nott
While your Pheasant is stewing, make a Ragoo with Veal Sweet-breads, Fat, Livers,Mushrooms, Truffles, Asparagus tops, and Artichoke bottoms, toss'd up in melted Bacon, moistened with Gravy, and fimmer'd over a gentle Fire. When it is ...
The Encyclopaedia of Sport (1898)
by Henry Charles Howard Earl of Suffolk and Berkshire, Hedley Peek, Frederick George Aflalo
The Resplendent Pheasant (Lophophorus reful- fc/:s) — This magnificent bird is somewhat like a turkey. Its rufous tail is Square, and about twice the size of an ordinary pheasant, with most gorgeous gold, blue and green plumage. It is quite ...
by Henry Charles Howard Suffolk and Berkshire (Earl of), Hedley Peek, Frederick George Aflalo
Yarkand Pheasant (Phasianus c. shawi). — This, again, is nearer to our common pheasant, but differs in the yellowish-brown rump and whitish wing-coverts. It would prove a fine addition to our coverts, and might easily be imported — via India ...
Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)
• PHEASANT. ». / [faisan, Fr. phajiam, Asia, that river descends with such oblique vehe- from Phasij, the river ot Colchos.] A kind of mence, that in a short space it is traversed by mo wild cock.
by Maurice Burton, Robert Burton
The pheasant coucal, Centropus phasianus, of Australasia, is usually about 24 inches (60 cm) in length; its long tail, characteristic of the cuckoo family, gives the species a pheasant-like appearance. In the breeding season the adult male ...
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Every bleeding monring... most well fed pheasants on the pkanet
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Heather Garden, Windsor Great Park.
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Heather Garden, Windsor Great Park.
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Not particularly keen to pose for photos
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Male - Just slightly out of focus
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Pheasant on the Dutch island of Schiermonnikoog
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- Lady Amherst's Pheasant
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- Pleasant Pheasant
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- Fagiano / Pheasant
Un fagiano maschio
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- Colorful Pheasant
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- Pheasant hunting
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- Pheasant (Phasianus colchicus)
Photographed near home.
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- Pheasant hunting
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- Lady Amherst's pheasant Meaning
Video shows what Lady Amherst's pheasant means. a colourful pheasant, Chrysolophus amherstiae, indigenous to China but also found in Bedfordshire.
- Pheasant Meaning
Video shows what pheasant means. A bird of family Phasianidae, often hunted for food.. pheasant pronunciation. How to pronounce, definition by Wiktionary ...
- Pheasant's eye Meaning
Video shows what pheasant's eye means. A flowering plant of the genus Adonis, native to Europe and Asia.. Pheasant's eye Meaning. How to pronounce ...
- Impeyan pheasant Meaning
Video shows what Impeyan pheasant means. A pheasant, the Himalayan monal.. Impeyan pheasant Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary.
- 2v2 ESL League 1 - Pheasant Fluckers 7 v 2 Two's Company - Week 3
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Quotes about Pheasant
A sparrow in hand is worth a pheasant that flieth by.
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Scrabble value of P3H4E1A1S1A1N1T1
The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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