Sentence Examples


  • Some of these relatives lead almost insensibly to the greenfinch (ut supra) and its allies, others to the goldfinch (ut supra), the redpolls and so on.
  • Hybrids are also common, the canary breeding freely with the siskin, goldfinch, citril, greenfinch and linnet.
  • The nest is rather rudely constructed, and the eggs, generally four in number, resemble those of the greenfinch, but are larger in size.