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Definition of popinjay

popinjay
Yaffle Yaf"fle, n. [Probably imitative of its call or cry.] (Zo["o]l.) The European green woodpecker (Picus, or Genius, viridis). It is noted for its loud laughlike note. Called also eccle, hewhole, highhoe, laughing bird, popinjay, rain bird, yaffil, yaffler, yaffingale, yappingale, yackel, and woodhack.

Meaning of popinjay from wikipedia

- Look up popinjay in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Popinjay may refer to: Old-fashioned term for a parrot (cf. Old French papegeai and papegai, German...
- Popinjay or papingo (an old word for parrot, designating a painted bird), also called pole archery, is a shooting sport that can be performed with either...
- The Popinjays are a British indie pop band, mainly active between 1988 and 1994, and again from 2015 to the present. Most of their records were released...
- England. Some of the many similar alternative terms are: coxcomb, fribble, popinjay (meaning 'parrot'), dandy, fashion-monger, and ninny. Macaroni was another...
- catastrophic war between Houses. Accompanied by the Aces Captain Trips and Popinjay, Tachyon's bid to reclaim the throne to which she is heir (a position traditionally...
- argent on a bend sable three Popinjays or collared gules (Curzon) Supporters Dexter: a Raven proper; Sinister: a Popinjay proper collared gules Motto Mos...
- A Hunter Field Target (HFT) metallic target in the form of a Rat. The Popinjay (from the French papegai, or "parrot") is an ancient form of target for...
- ring Activities Bowfishing Bowhunting Bowyer Clout archery Field archery Popinjay Target archery Competitions Olympics Youth World Championships Youth World...
- of Sutton by the Chertsey Abbey (as recorded in the Domesday Book). The popinjay which sits at the top of the badge is from the arms of the Lumleys, former...
- something inbred, it's a part of me. I will always walk around like a Persian popinjay", an oblique reference to his Indian Parsi background. Feeling a connection...