She reaches across the years, back to A Million nightingale and onward to Take One Candle Light a Room.
No, the thrush is not a migrant in the sense that the nightingale is or the turtle-dove.
Off it appeared two small islands, known as Inaccessible and nightingale.
In the midst of the great hall, where the Emperor sat, a golden perch had been placed, on which the nightingale was to sit.
I suppose you heard the results of the nightingale read out.
Elizabeth's step was slower, her voice more musical, even as a nightingale sings her sweetest to the moon.
Apuleius had been changed, not into a nightingale, but into an ass!
Shades of Rousseau and Wordsworth, to mention the nightingale and the ortolans in one breath!
I will roar you as gently as any sucking dove; I will roar you, an 't were any nightingale.
Haabunai and Song of the nightingale brought forth the drums.
Old English næctigalæ, nihtegale, compound formed in Proto-Germanic (cf. Dutch nachtegaal, German Nachtigall) from *nakht- "night" (see night) + *galon "to sing," related to Old English giellan "yell" (see yell). With parasitic -n- that appeared mid-13c. Dutch nightingale "frog" is attested from 1769. In Japanese, "nightingale floor" is said to be the term for boards that creak when you walk on them.
French rossignol (Old French lousseignol) is, with Spanish ruiseñor, Portuguese rouxinol, Italian rosignuolo, from Vulgar Latin *rosciniola, dissimilated from Latin lusciniola "nightingale," diminutive of luscinia "nightingale."
Nightingale Night·in·gale (nīt'n-gāl', nī'tĭng-), Florence. 1820-1910.
British nurse who organized (1854) and directed a unit of field nurses during the Crimean War and is considered the founder of modern nursing.