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  • n. A bird, the red-breasted merganser.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The red-breasted merganser.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A merganser; specifically, the red-breasted merganser, Mergus serrator. Also harlan, herald.


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  • To cut and insinuate one hind leg of a rabbit into the other, for the purpose of carrying it on a stick. To harle a rabbit. - an old provincial term from the west of England.

    The red-breasted merganser. - Century Dictionary and GNU Webster's 1913 Dictionary.

    May 3, 2011