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Halcyon, the bird Alcedo or king-fisher, said to breed during the calm weather about the winter solstice: h. days == calm days, H6A I, 2, 131. Its body, hung up so as to move freely, would always turn to the wind: “turn their h. beaks with every gale and vary of their masters,” Lr. II, 2, 84.