tomtit [täm tit′, täm′tit΄]
[see TOM]
Chiefly Brit. a titmouse or any of various other small birds

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  • Tomtit — Tom tit , n. [Tom (see {Tomboy}) + tit the bird.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A titmouse, especially the blue titmouse. [Prov. Eng.] (b) The wren. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tomtit — ► NOUN ▪ a small, active titmouse or similar bird, especially (Brit. ) the blue tit …   English terms dictionary

  • tomtit — Titmouse Tit mouse , n.; pl. {Titmice}. [OE. titemose, titmase; tit small, or a small bird + AS. m[=a]se a kind of small bird; akin to D. mees a titmouse, G. meise, OHG. meisa, Icel. meisingr. The English form has been influenced by the unrelated …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tomtit — • Rhyming Slang for shit . e.g. Just nipping out for a tomtit …   Londonisms dictionary

  • tomtit — /ˈtɒmtɪt/ (say tomtit) noun the blue tit, Parus caeruleus, or less often any other of the tits, family Paridae. {tom1 + tit1} …  

  • tomtit — maorinė petroika statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Petroica macrocephala angl. tomtit vok. Maorischnäpper, m rus. маорийская петроика, f pranc. miro mésange, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – petroikos …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • tomtit — noun Etymology: probably short for tomtitmouse, from the name Tom + titmouse Date: 1700 any of various small active birds …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tomtit — /tom tit /, n. Brit. Dial. 1. a titmouse. 2. any of various other small birds, as the wren. [1700 10; TOM (THUMB) + TIT1] * * * …   Universalium

  • tomtit — n. type of small bird …   English contemporary dictionary

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