Associations to the word «Peabody»


PEABODY, proper noun. The Peabody Award, granted annually and internationally for excellence in broadcasting.
PEABODY ACTION, noun. An early form of breechloading firearm action, where the heavy breechblock tilted downwards across a bolt mounted in the rear of the breechblock, operated by a lever under the rifle.
PEABODY BIRD, noun. (US) (dated) An American sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis) with a conspicuous white throat.
PEABODY BIRDS, noun. Plural of Peabody bird

Dictionary definition

PEABODY, noun. Educator who founded the first kindergarten in the United States (1804-1894).

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