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 for Sage thrasher
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sage \Sage\, n. [OE. sauge, F. sauge, L. salvia, from salvus
     saved, in allusion to its reputed healing virtues. See
     Safe.] (Bot.)
     (a) A suffruticose labiate plant ({Salvia officinalis) with
         grayish green foliage, much used in flavoring meats, etc.
         The name is often extended to the whole genus, of which
         many species are cultivated for ornament, as the scarlet
         sage, and Mexican red and blue sage.
     (b) The sagebrush.
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     Meadow sage (Bot.), a blue-flowered species of Salvia
        ({Salvia pratensis) growing in meadows in Europe.
  
     Sage cheese, cheese flavored with sage, and colored green
        by the juice of leaves of spinach and other plants which
        are added to the milk.
  
     Sage cock (Zool.), the male of the sage grouse; in a more
        general sense, the specific name of the sage grouse.
  
     Sage green, of a dull grayish green color, like the leaves
        of garden sage.
  
     Sage grouse (Zool.), a very large American grouse
        ({Centrocercus urophasianus), native of the dry sagebrush
        plains of Western North America. Called also cock of the
        plains. The male is called sage cock, and the female
        sage hen.
  
     Sage hare, or Sage rabbit (Zool.), a species of hare
        ({Lepus Nuttalli syn. Lepus artemisia) which inhabits
        the arid regions of Western North America and lives among
        sagebrush. By recent writers it is considered to be merely
        a variety of the common cottontail, or wood rabbit.
  
     Sage hen (Zool.), the female of the sage grouse.
  
     Sage+sparrow+(Zool.),+a+small+sparrow+({Amphispiza+Belli">Sage sparrow (Zool.), a small sparrow ({Amphispiza Belli,
        var. Nevadensis) which inhabits the dry plains of the
        Rocky Mountain region, living among sagebrush.
  
     Sage thrasher (Zool.), a singing bird ({Oroscoptes
        montanus) which inhabits the sagebrush plains of Western
        North America.
  
     Sage+willow+(Bot.),+a+species+of+willow+({Salix+tristis">Sage willow (Bot.), a species of willow ({Salix tristis)
        forming a low bush with nearly sessile grayish green
        leaves.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Thrasher \Thrash"er\, Thresher \Thresh"er\, n.
     1. One who, or that which, thrashes grain; a thrashing
        machine.
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     2. (Zool.) A large and voracious shark ({Alopias vulpes),
        remarkable for the great length of the upper lobe of its
        tail, with which it beats, or thrashes, its prey. It is
        found both upon the American and the European coasts.
        Called also fox shark, sea ape, sea fox, slasher,
        swingle-tail, and thrasher shark.
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     3. (Zool.) A name given to the brown thrush and other allied
        species. See Brown thrush.
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     Sage thrasher. (Zool.) See under Sage.
  
     Thrasher whale (Zool.), the common killer of the Atlantic.
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