Definitions for "Crossbill"
Keywords:  finch, loxia, mandibles, genus, bird
A bill brought by a defendant, in an equity or chancery suit, against the plaintiff, respecting the matter in question in that suit.
A bird of the genus Loxia, allied to the finches. Their mandibles are strongly curved and cross each other; the crossbeak.
finch with a bill whose tips cross when closed