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2009-09-05 01:05:18

Keith Waterhouse -- the British novelist, newspaper columnist and playwright -- died Friday at his London home, his family said. He was 80. Waterhouse penned 60 books, plays and TV scripts throughout his career, as well as a twice-weekly column for the Daily Mirror for 16 years. He began writing for the Daily Mail in 1986. His works include the 1959 novel Billy Liar, the screenplay for the 1961 film Whistle Down the Wind, the play Jeffrey Bernard is Unwell, which was a West End hit in 1989,...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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