Green Bird. Martyrs, after death, partake of the delights of bliss in the crops of green birds, which feed on the fruits of paradise.—Jalollo’ddin.

Green Bird (The), a bird that told one everything it was asked. An oracular bird, obtained by Fairstar after the failure of Chery and her two brothers. It was this bird who revealed to the king that Fairstar was his daughter and Chery his nephew.—Comtesse D’Aulnoy: Fairy Tales (“Fairstar and Prince Chery,” 1682).

Green Flag Army (The), a Chinese militia, scattered through various provinces, and containing a million men. (See Nineteenth Century, March, 1894, p. 389.)

Green Horse (The), the 5th Dragoon Guards (not the 5th Dragoons). So called from their green velvet facings.

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