What does ousel mean?

Definitions for ousel
ˈu zəlousel

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. blackbird, merl, merle, ouzel, ousel, European blackbird, Turdus merulanoun

    common black European thrush


  1. ouselnoun

    Alternative spelling of ouzel.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Ouselnoun

    A blackbird.

    Etymology: osle , Saxon.

    The merry lark her mattins sings aloft,
    The thrush replies, the mavis descant plays,
    The ousel shrills, the ruddock warbles soft;
    So goodly all agree, with sweet consent,
    To this day’s merriment. Edmund Spenser.

    The ousel cock so black of hue,
    With orange tawney bill. William Shakespeare.

    Thrushes and ousels, or blackbirds, were commonly sold for three pence a-piece. George Hakewill, on Providence.


  1. ousel

    The term "ousel" seems to be a misspelling or a specific jargon that is not widely recognized. If you intended to refer to "ousel" as an old term for "blackbird," it refers to a type of bird in the thrush family with dark feathers known for their melodic songs. This term is primarily used within the context of older literature or poetry.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ousel

    See Ouzel.

Matched Categories

Anagrams for ousel »

  1. loues

  2. louse

  3. oules

  4. Seoul

  5. soule

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ousel in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ousel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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