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  • The name mocking-bird, or more frequently mock-nightingale, is in England occasionally given to some of the warblers (q.v.), especially the blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla), and the sedge-bird (Acrocephalus schoenobaenus).
  • She glanced at him with mock innocence.
  • The two young nobles, after a mock trial, were decapitated (November 1440).
  • There had been an intention of holding some mock trial of Riccio, but the fury of the crowd overcame them: Riccio was dragged from Mary's table and fell under more than fifty dagger wounds.
  • MOCKING-BIRD, or Mock-Bird (as W.
 

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