Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Prov. Eng., Prov. Eng. The pintail duck.
  • noun Prov. Eng., Prov. Eng. The widgeon.
  • noun Prov. Eng., Prov. Eng. The poachard.
  • noun Prov. Eng. The smew.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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  • Captain Hook's right-hand man (pun intended) and bo'sun in J. M. Barrie's play Peter Pan and the novel Peter and Wendy.

    December 18, 2007

  • L.M. Montgomery`s Emily of New Moon coined it as an adjective for her cat.

    April 12, 2009

  • Hi. Smee again.

    April 12, 2009