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tomtit

Brit any of various tits, esp the bluetit
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Strictly speaking, this is different from the exception that Lord Blackburn noted in Foakes where a 'horse, canary or tomtit' might satisfy the debt.
Lawyers, preachers, and tomtit's eggs, there are more of them hatched than come to perfection.
Gavin expertly slipped his index finger between the little bird feet and the wooden bar they curled about, all the while cooing, "Come on budgie, come on tomtit." Sometimes the little bird took fright and jumped away, but mostly it stepped indifferently onto his proffered finger and coiled its neck back and around and bit softly at the flesh of his hand.