Meaning of REED in English

REED

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

bed

The reed beds cost £5 million to develop and cover 12 acres of land.

About ten members toured the reed bed scheme at Billingham and later had discussions about local environmental improvement programmes.

This reed bed is still maintained by working parties of the Sussex Ornithological Society.

On the third circuit, I found it, lying dead in a reed bed .

A cuckoo flew low over the reed bed , to be mobbed at once by two reed warblers.

He followed the tracks of a car driven apparently at speed to the edge of the reed bed .

This is an 18 mile long lake fringed with reed beds containing a breathtaking spectrum of birdlife.

bunting

Females look a bit like our female reed buntings , having a streaked appearance all over.

A pair of black-headed, white collared reed buntings preened on bracken fronds, their white-edged tails constantly flickering.

Now it is probably extinct as a breeding bird in Shetland, and its place has been taken by the reed bunting .

Scrubland birds such as reed bunting and curlew breed here.

Five reed buntings preened at the pool's edge.

warbler

A cuckoo flew low over the reed bed, to be mobbed at once by two reed warblers .

Opposite A pair of reed warblers work flat out to keep the young cuckoo satisfied.

In Britain the main hosts are the reed warbler , meadow pipit, dunnock and pied wagtail.

Certainly, reed warblers with an additional egg in the clutch often fail to hatch all their own eggs.

They, too, have learnt what a great reed warbler egg looks like.

The stuffed cuckoo is bombarded by a frenzied reed warbler and a belligerent pair of nightingales.

A tiny reed warbler , faced with a cuckoo, feeds a chick much larger than herself.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Reeds grew all along the river bank.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

A former pool had silted up and was turning into a miniature reed marsh.

About ten members toured the reed bed scheme at Billingham and later had discussions about local environmental improvement programmes.

On the third circuit, I found it, lying dead in a reed bed.

Other plants sown with the reeds absorb heavy metals and harmful bacteria.

The little island seemed to float before her in the purply twilight, partly masked by a stand of reeds and cattails.

This reed bed is still maintained by working parties of the Sussex Ornithological Society.

When Coltrane breathed into his instrument his entire life seemed to pass through the reed and mouthpiece into the resounding metal.

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