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shrike (n.)

1540s, apparently from a survival of Old English scric "a shrike or thrush," literally "bird with a shrill call," probably echoic of its cry and related to shriek (compare Old Norse skrikja "shrieker, shrike," German schrik "moor hen," Swedish skrika "jay").

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Definitions of shrike from WordNet

shrike (n.)
any of numerous Old World birds having a strong hooked bill that feed on smaller animals;
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