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Synonyms for yardbird

a military recruit who is assigned menial tasks

a person serving a sentence in a jail or prison

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After serving up indulgent fried chicken concoctions and curing Liverpool's hangovers for years, Yardbird is moving online so customers can still enjoy their favourite dishes.
As the lead guitarist in the Yardbirds, he had inherited the mantle once worn by Eric Clapton and Jeff Beck.
For instance, the plastic sheets that covered the floor and the wooden supports nailed between the trees that Hammons used while the cement dried became part o Yardbird Suite.
MATT ANDERSON, THE GREAT WESTERN: The Yardbird, Paradise Place, Birmingham.
The Yardbird stage on Saturday includes former Birmingham vocalist Lizzy Parks, a DJ set from Leftfoot, Nick Pride and the Pimptones, and the Fantastics.
THURSDAY Paul Dunmall & Mark Sanders: The Yardbird Jazz Club, Paradise Circus, Birmingham, 9pm, free.
The Yardbird, in Paradise Place between the library and Centenary Square, is unquestionably the best bar in Birmingham.
JOCKEY Paul Carberry had a lucky escape from serious injury when hurting his knee in a crashing fall from the front-running Charlie Yardbird in the Athboy Hurdle.
Yardbird gives the impression he doesn't want the ground any worse than good to soft, so the improvement in conditions has been in his favour.
In a flash of inspiration I decided we should head to the (relatively) newbie on the street - Yardbird.
SATURDAY Main Stage: Mavis Staples, Ibibio Sound Machine, Cody CHESTNUTT, King Kahn & The Shrines, Myron + E, Lack of Afro, The Atlantic Players The Yardbird Stage: Craig Charles Funk and Soul Club (DJ Set), Hannah Williams and the Tastemakers, The Impellers, Alexia Coley, Lucina Belle, The Heels.
Trio Riot: The Yardbird Jazz Club, Paradise Circus, Birmingham, 9pm, free.
I expect both horses to attract their share of support pre-race, along with the likes of Yardbird and possibly DuskyWarbler.
Disc 1 presents Clapton as a Yardbird and also backing blues legend Sonny Boy Williamson.
CHARLIE YARDBIRD was expected to win the bumper at Cork a fortnight ago, but someone else hadn't read the script.