from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See oldsquaw.
- n. Any of various fishes such as the alewife and the menhaden.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. A duck; the old squaw.
- n. The local name of various fishes, as the European black sea bream (Cantharus lineatus), the American alewife, etc.
- n. A tropical Atlantic fish (Bessy cerca).
- n. A common long-tailed sea duck (Clangula hyemalis) of the northern parts of the US; also called old squaw.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The long-tailed sea-duck, Harelda glacialis, of the family Anatidæ and the subfamily Fuligulinæ.
- n. In ichthyology, one of several different fishes.
- n. A cowl for a chimney, to prevent its smoking.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a common long-tailed sea duck of the northern parts of the United States
- n. tropical Atlantic fish
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