Thrush

Thrush

Thrush may refer to:

Birds

* Thrush (bird), any of the many birds in the Turdidae (thrush) family
* Antthrush, any of a group of birds within the Formicariidae family
* Dohrn's Thrush-babbler ("Horizorhinus dohrni"), a species of bird in the Timalidae family
* Laughingthrush, any of the birds in the "Garrulax" genus, in the Timalidae family
* Quail-thrush, any of the three birds in the "Cinclosoma" genus, in the Cinclosomatidae family
* Palm-thrush, one of several birds in the "Cichladusa" genus in the Muscapidae family
* Rock-thrush, any of the birds in the "Monticola" genus in the Muscapidae family
* Rosy Thrush-tanager ("Rhodinocichla rosea"), a species of bird in the Thraupidae family
* Shrike-thrush, any of the birds in the Colluricinclidae family
* Thrush Babbler ("Ptyrticus turdinus"), a species of bird in the Timaliidae family
* Thrush-like Antpitta ("Myrmothera campanisona"), a species of bird in the Formicariidae family
* Thrush-like Schiffornis ("Schiffornis turdina"), a species of bird in the Tityridae family
* Thrush-like Woodcreeper or Plain-winged Woodcreeper ("Dendrocincla turdina"), a species of bird in the Furnariidae family
* Thrush-like Wren ("Campylorhynchus turdinus"), a species of bird in the Troglodytidae family
* Thrush Nightingale ("Luscinia luscinia"), a species of bird in the Muscapidae family
* Waterthrush, either of two New World warblers in the Parulidae family

People

* Jeremy Thrush, New Zealand rugby player
* Peter Dengate Thrush (born 1956), New Zealand barrister

Diseases

* Thrush or candidiasis, a yeast infection of the mouth, vagina or penis
* Thrush (horse), a bacterial infection of the sole of a horse's hoof

Music

* Hermit Thrush (band), an American folk/jam band
* Mistle Thrush (band), an alternative rock band based in Boston, Massachusetts
* "Thrush", a track on "Vein" (Foetus album), an album by Foetus
* Thrush Hermit, a Canadian alternative rock band active in the 1990s
* Thrush (punk band), a UK Scum Punk band formed in 2006
* "", a King Crimson album
* "Tiger Thrush", an album by Japanese vocalist Ami Yoshida

Transport

* Ayres Thrush, an agricultural aircraft
* Blackburne Thrush, an early engine for light aircraft
* Curtiss Thrush, an early single-engined airliner, the basis for the twin-engined Curtiss Kingbird
*, three ships of the British Royal Navy
* Thrush Aircraft, a US aircraft manufacturer
* Thrush (muffler), a manufacturer of automotive exhaust mufflers (silencers)
*, two ships of the United States Navy

Literature

* Thrush Green, a fictional village in the works of Miss Read
* "Thrush", a play by Caridad Svich
* "The Darkling Thrush", a poem by Thomas Hardy
* "The Thrush's Nest", a poem by John Clare
* "To a Thrush", a poem by William Wright (poet)

Film and television

* THRUSH, fictional criminal organization in "The Man from U.N.C.L.E."

Other

* Thrush, an informal term for a female singer
* Thrush or Drozd, a military missile system developed in the Soviet Union


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  • Thrush — Thrush, n. [OE. [thorn]rusche, AS. [thorn]rysce; akin to OHG. drosca, droscea, droscela, and E. throstle. Cf. {Throstle}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of singing birds belonging to {Turdus} and allied genera. They are noted for the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • thrush — the bird [OE] and thrush the disease [17] are presumably different words, although the origins of the latter are obscure. The bird name goes back to a prehistoric Germanic *thruskjōn, and has relatives in Latin turdus ‘thrush’ (source of English… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • thrush — the bird [OE] and thrush the disease [17] are presumably different words, although the origins of the latter are obscure. The bird name goes back to a prehistoric Germanic *thruskjōn, and has relatives in Latin turdus ‘thrush’ (source of English… …   Word origins

  • thrush — thrush1 [thrush] n. [ME thrusch < OE thrysce < IE * trozdos , thrush] 1. any of a large family (Turdidae) of passerine birds, including the robin, wood thrush, and hermit thrush of North America and the song thrush and blackbird of Europe ☆ …   English World dictionary

  • Thrush — Thrush, n. [Akin to Dan. tr[ o]ske, Sw. trosk; cf. Dan. t[ o]r dry, Sw. torr, Icel. [thorn]urr, AS. [thorn]yrr, OE. thrust thrist, E. thrist.] 1. (Med.) An affection of the mouth, fauces, etc., common in newly born children, characterized by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • thrush — Ⅰ. thrush [1] ► NOUN ▪ a small or medium sized songbird with a brown back and spotted breast. ORIGIN Old English, related to THROSTLE(Cf. ↑T). Ⅱ. thrush [2] ► NOUN …   English terms dictionary

  • thrush — (thrush) Infection of the oral mucous membrane by the fungus Candida albicans; also known as oral candidiasis …   Dictionary of microbiology

  • thrush — [θrʌʃ] n [: Old English; Origin: thrysce] 1.) a brown bird with spots on its front 2.) [U] an infectious disease that can affect a person s ↑vagina or mouth …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • thrush — [ θrʌʃ ] noun 1. ) count a brown bird that has spots on its front 2. ) uncount an infectious disease in which you have white spots inside your mouth a ) an infectious disease in which a white substance is produced inside a woman s VAGINA …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • thrush — thrush1 thrushlike, adj. /thrush/, n. 1. any of numerous, medium sized songbirds of the family Turdinae, usually dull brown and often speckled below, and including many outstanding singers. 2. any of various superficially similar birds, as the… …   Universalium

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