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  • n. A porpoise.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A porpoise.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The eiderduck, Somateria mollissima.


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  • •f biiHls, every large gwimming bird it called goose, with some other vliitiiiguisbingepitbet, thus, ember - goose iVr the great-diver, dunter - goose for the eider-duck, rain - goose for the above, &c. The male and female of tbi» species are constant companions.

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