Her piercing tones, likened by the Tobies to those of a macaw, strove in vain for suavity.
Marriott, I cannot endure that macaw—you must part with it for my sake, Marriott.
But those who had chosen the macaw, became the macaw People.
These alone have feathers at the base, generally from the wings of the macaw.
There she stood facing him with her broom in her hands as if she were bringing him a rifle, while the macaw continued bowing.
The macaw perch, which had been cut down to a height of two feet, stood behind her.
The arrows were tipped with macaw feathers, and were over six feet long.
A bushy kind of palm tree grows here which is called Spanish bayonet, which appears to partake of the nature of the macaw trees.
Here the macaw flashed, screaming, through the boughs; there the wood-pigeon sat cooing by his mate.
Now Marriott had a prodigious affection for this macaw, and she defended it with as much eagerness as if it had been her child.
species of large, long-tailed birds, 1660s, from Portuguese macau, from a word in a Brazilian language, perhaps Tupi macavuana, which may be the name of a type of palm tree the fruit of which the birds eat.