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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Birds
jayjay /dʒeɪ/ noun [countable]  HBBa bird of the crow family that is noisy and brightly coloured
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jayA jay appeared - momentary flash of azure blue wings - to screech and vanish.Her nuthatch and jay paintings are particularly appealing.There were blackbirds and thrushes and skylarks and ravens and starlings and jays and magpies and many kinds of small finches.At any time of year you're likely to see plenty of birds, including nuthatch, green woodpecker and jay.A blue jay flies over the cabin, carrying a twig.It is dispersed by being carried away and buried by blue jays and squirrels.Today, also for the first time in months, I again hear blue jays screaming.He slid back on the mat to where she sat, and he handed her the jay.
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