Synonyms for wren

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The wren, after satisfying its animosity, returned to the beam.

"I like to think of the children at Wren's End," Fay said dreamily.

If they express a wish to see the children I'll ask them to Wren's End.

It was their first day at Wren's End, and the weather was kind.

Vaguely she stared round the room, the most charming room in Wren's End.

No one could see anything odd in his calling at Wren's End to see William.

Then quite silently he took his way out of the Wren's End garden.

Meanwhile, at Wren's End the washing had taken a long time to count and to divide.

Peter had come down from town for it, and this time he was staying at Wren's End.

Meg, white-faced and taciturn, went back to Wren's End on Tuesday night.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English wrenna, metathesis variation of earlier werna, a West Germanic word of uncertain origin. Cf. Icelandic rindill, Old High German wrendo, wrendilo "wren." The bird's name in other languages usually denotes "royalty" (cf. Latin regulus), in reference to its golden crest.

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