CANARY-BIRD, an admired singing-bird, of a greenish-vcilow colour, that takes its name from the place from whence they came, viz. from the Canaryijht, and no where elle; but of late years, there isa sou of birds, that are brought in abundance from Germany, especially from Twh and arc therefore called German birds; being a much" better sort than the other, though their originals are supposed to have been first brought from the same place.
Harewood, Harry. A Dictionary of Sports. London: T. Tegg and son, 1835.
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