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yardbird British & World English

A new military recruit, especially one assigned to menial tasks

Yardbird in Parker, Charlie British & World English

(1920–55), American saxophonist; full name Charles Christopher Parker; known as Bird or Yardbird. From 1944 he played with Thelonious Monk and Dizzy Gillespie, and became one of the key figures of the bebop movement