birdbath [bʉrd′bath΄ ]
a basinlike garden ornament for birds to bathe in

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  • birdbath — ird bath n. an ornamental basin (usually in a garden) for birds to bathe in. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • birdbath — (n.) also bird bath, bird bath, 1862, from BIRD (Cf. bird) (n.1) + BATH (Cf. bath) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • birdbath — noun Date: 1895 a usually ornamental basin set up for birds to bathe in …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • birdbath — /berrd bath , bahth /, n., pl. birdbaths / badhz , bahdhz , baths , bahths /. a basin or tublike garden ornament for birds to drink from or bathe in. [1890 95; BIRD + BATH1] * * * …   Universalium

  • birdbath — noun a) A shallow basin, sometimes ornamental, filled with water for wild birds to drink from or bathe in. b) Random, inconsequential amounts of residual water on a roof membrane …   Wiktionary

  • birdbath — bird|bath [ˈbə:dba:θ US ˈbə:rdbæθ] n a bowl in a garden that is filled with water for birds to wash in …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • birdbath — n British a silly person. A humorous variant form of the colloquial birdbrain typically used since the 1970s by parents and children …   Contemporary slang

  • birdbath — n. ornamental fountain or pool for birds to drink and play in …   English contemporary dictionary

  • birdbath — noun a stone bowl filled with water for birds to wash in, usually in a garden …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • birdbath — bird•bath [[t]ˈbɜrdˌbæθ, ˌbɑθ[/t]] n. pl. baths [[t] ˌbæðz, ˌbɑðz, ˌbæθs, ˌbɑθs[/t]] basin for birds to drink from or bathe in • Etymology: 1890–95 …   From formal English to slang

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