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An Asian songbird related to the stonechat, the males of which generally have black (or grey) and white plumage.→ chat
- ‘There is no ‘family book’ for the Muscicapidae as a whole, but Urquhart & Bowley cover the 16 stonechats and bushchats in the genus Saxicola very thoroughly.’
- ‘We walked there for quite a while and saw various larks, bushchats, and some nilgai antelopes (bluebulls).’
- ‘In Masafi wadi were 2 rufous bushchats, 3 Upcher's warblers, a male Orphean warbler, 3 male rock thrushes and 5 yellow-vented bulbuls.’
- ‘These grasslands are the habitat of the endangered Indian bustard, white-naped tit, stolickza's bushchat, and other birds.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.