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

  Towhee \To*whee"\, n. (Zool.)
     The chewink.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Chewink \Che"wink\, n. (Zool.)
     An american bird ({Pipilo erythrophthalmus) of the Finch
     family, so called from its note; -- called also rufous-sided
     towhee, towhee, towhee bunting and ground robin. [Also
     spelled cheewink.]
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  towhee
      n 1: any of numerous long-tailed American finches

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