from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The pintail, wigeon, pochard, or smew.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The pintail duck.
  • n. The widgeon.
  • n. The poachard.
  • n. The smew.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The merganser, Mergellus albellus: same as smew.
  • n. The pochard, Fuligula ferina.
  • n. The widgeon or baldpate, Mareca penelope.
  • n. The pintail duck, Dafila acuta. Also smethe.


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