Definition of cushat in English:


Syllabification: cush·at
Pronunciation: /ˈkəSHət


dialect , chiefly Scottish
  • A wood pigeon.
    More example sentences
    • Here flocks of cranes, geese lapwings, curlews, cushats and other birds stop here during their transmigration.
    • He discerned turtles, mocking-birds, merles, nightingales, cushats and stone-curlews inside, and marvelled and was moved to much joy and solace.
    • One of them is made for breeding wild birds and the owners already has started keeping pheasants, pigeons, cushats, guinea-fowls.


Old English, of unknown origin.

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