What does jackdaw mean?

Definitions for jackdawˈdʒækˌdɔ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. jackdaw, daw, Corvus monedula(noun)

    common black-and-grey Eurasian bird noted for thievery


  1. jackdaw(Noun)

    A European bird of the Crow family (Corvus monedula), often nesting in church towers and ruins; a daw.

  2. Origin: Compound of jack and daw The first element, also present in Low German KaKajak, (North Saxon) Jöker "jackdaw", may refer either to its characteristic call, often represented as tchak-tchak, or to the name Jack. The second element means "jackdaw" in itself, from dawe, and is cognate with German Dohle.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jackdaw(noun)

    see Daw, n

  2. Origin: [Prob. 2d jack + daw, n.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Jackdaw

    jak′daw, n. a species of crow. [Jack and daw.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of jackdaw in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of jackdaw in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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