Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A marine duck (Clangula hyemalis) that is black with a white breast and is found in Arctic and North Temperate regions. Also called long-tailed duck, oldwife.

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  • n. Clangula hyemalis, the long-tailed duck, a medium-sized seaduck.

Etymologies

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old +‎ squaw

Examples

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  • Beautiful bird. Thanks, Pro. :-)

    March 2, 2011

  • See discussion on hottentot.

    February 28, 2011

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