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Bird’s-eye View


A mode of perspective drawing in which the artist is supposed to be over the objects delineated, in which case he beholds them as a bird in the air would see them. A general view.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Bingham’s Dandies
Birchin Lane
Bird in the hand
Bird in thy Bosom
Bird of Estë
Birds (protected by superstitions)
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