Associations to the word «Jackdaw»

Wiktionary

JACKDAW, noun. A European bird of the crow family (Coloeus monedula), often nesting in church towers and ruins.
JACKDAW, noun. A Daurian jackdaw, a closely related Asian bird (Coloeus dauuricus).

Dictionary definition

JACKDAW, noun. Common black-and-grey Eurasian bird noted for thievery.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats