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synonyms for buntings

  • streamer
  • bunting
  • color
  • decoration
  • emblem
  • ensign
  • jack
  • pennon
  • screamer
  • standard
  • banderole
  • burgee
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How to use buntings in a sentence

Some were common titlarks, others greyish buntings, others yellow and black fellows.
THE BRITISH EXPEDITION TO THE CRIMEAWILLIAM HOWARD RUSSELL
Buntings, like rosy starlings, are social birds, and are very destructive to grain crops.
A BIRD CALENDAR FOR NORTHERN INDIADOUGLAS DEWAR
You will meet with these Buntings along roadsides lined with scrubby trees or bushes, or in pastures or along the edges of swamps.
BIRD GUIDE: LAND BIRDS EAST OF THE ROCKIESCHESTER A. (CHESTER ALBERT) REED
It is curious that the greater the snow and the colder the weather of winter, the whiter do the Snow-Buntings appear.
ILLUSTRATED SCIENCE FOR BOYS AND GIRLSANONYMOUS
A few days later, however, neither Sparrows nor Buntings were to be found anywhere.
BIRD LORE, VOLUME I--1899VARIOUS
Joyce had hung some pieces of caribou fat and shreds of white fish out for the snow-buntings and bluejays.
RIDDLE OF THE STORMROY J. SNELL
Flocks of snow buntings were seen here and there, and we spent a long time in watching a trio of horned larks.
A RAMBLER'S LEASEBRADFORD TORREY
Greenfinches, yellow-hammers, common buntings, reed sparrows--all such birds were worth only tuppence apiece.
BIRDS IN TOWN AND VILLAGEW. H. HUDSON
They were just the sort of people the Buntings did not want to know—tradespeople very probably.
THE SEA LADYHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
The remarkable thing is that the Buntings really carried out the programme Mrs. Bunting laid down.
THE SEA LADYHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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