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Posted by Bruce Kahl on November 01, 2000

In Reply to: Word meaning and orgins posted by frank on November 01, 2000

: Where do we get the word "jailbird" from?

A jailbird is a habitual criminal who spends most of his life in a cage or cell as does a parakeet.