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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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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


old +‎ squaw (Wiktionary)



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