another term for grey jay.
More example sentences
- There is a downy woodpecker on one of the birdfeeders and whisky jacks darting across the frosty boughs.
- In camp, entertainment by chipmunks, red squirrels, whisky jacks, and snowshoe hares will keep you chuckling.
- Chimpanzees and whisky jacks share the habit of assembling jumbles of trash.
late 18th century: alteration of whisky john, corruption of Cree wiskatjan, Montagnais wi:skača:n 'blacksmith', possibly with reference to the grey and black plumage.