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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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goldfinchgold‧finch /ˈɡəʊldˌfɪntʃ $ ˈɡoʊld-/ noun [countable]  HBBa small singing bird with yellow feathers on its wings
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goldfinchOne bush held the tattered remains of a yellow warbler nest; another, that of a goldfinch.A small flock of evening grosbeaks flew over, and at first light I heard chickadees and goldfinches.It also received her welcoming smile, as did a beautiful goldfinch that came down and perched on her toes.Two bright goldfinches and one red-breasted linnet were just standing there.There were myriad purple finches, goldfinches, red polls, and pine siskins.Birds are not like this: blackbirds or goldfinches vary reassuringly little wherever you go.
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