Definition of jackdaws:
Synonyms for jackdaws:
- "Moonshine & Clover", Laurence Housman.
The furious multitude surrounded the sacred edifice, as I heard related; the crows and the ravens, and the jackdaws to boot, became scared by the noise and the tumult; they flew up into the tower, and out again; they looked on the multitude below, they looked also in at the church windows, and shrieked out what they saw.- "The Sand-Hills of Jutland", Hans Christian Andersen.
However, they thought they knew everything about tower building; and those who had heard what Neith said, told the rest; and they all flew down directly, chattering in German, like jackdaws, to show Neith's people what they could do.- "The Ethics of the Dust", John Ruskin.