Collective noun for Wedgies?

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Subject: Collective noun for Wedgies?
From: Tony Crittenden <>
Date: Tue, 31 Aug 2010 22:29:24 +0000
I think Lyrebird was a coloquial term for Black Grouse (which has a lyre shaped 
tail), which were/are still commonly hunted in the UK

Tony Crittenden
South Australia

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> Interesting to see that the Wikipedia list attributes "A musket of
> Lyrebirds" to The Book of St Albans which was written in the late 15th
> century, yet their link to Lyrebirds takes one to the page on Australia's
> two Lyrebird species. Was there a bird called by that name in England around
> 1480?
> Roger Giller

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