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bird fancier

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Definition of bird fancier in English:

noun

A person who keeps or breeds birds.
Example sentences
  • What we are left with is a very amusing evening as Paul, the bird fancier in extremis, ploughs his way through a galaxy of beautiful birds, taking them almost all the way to the altar and funking it at the last minute.
  • Over the centuries, though, songbirds became the hobby of bird fanciers, who selectively bred them for particular characteristics.
  • Since it's inception in 1983 the dedicated group of bird fanciers have continued to meet regularly and has among it's membership quite a few John's Park residents as well as members from other surrounding areas.

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