bobolink drew himself up into the window; and as he did so his hat also fell off.
"It's bobolink changing his voice," called out Paul, laughingly.
Indeed, bobolink was not the only scout who slept “like a rock” on that night.
"Excuse me from the job then," said bobolink, making a wry face.
The bobolink is another one of this family that changes its clothes each year.
bobolink, who do you think stole my nest from the plum tree?
I have noticed that the bobolink does not sing the same in different localities.
The thrasher is silent in the berry pasture, and the bobolink in the meadow.
Her brother played ther flute, 'nd she sung 'Tara's Harp,' not scientific, but jest nateral 'nd sweet as iver a bobolink sang.
"You see you were mistaken," Mrs. bobolink told him severely.
1796, American English, from bob-o-Lincoln (1774), imitative of the call of the bird.