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- n. an undomesticated duck (especially a mallard)
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According to Priscilla, the genius waitress, an alobar is a unit of measurement that describes the rate at which Old Spice after-shave lotion is absorbed by the lace on crotchless underpants, although at other times she has defined it as the time it takes Chanel No. 5 to evaporate from the wing tips of a wild duck flying backward.
When on our way back, several flocks of sand-grouse and a few wild duck flew past us; and they say that there are plenty of gazelle and bustard in the plains, but it would be too dangerous to go after them now.
Bothwell had seemed in high enough spirits at his sister's wedding since then, proud to be able to provide a festivity that included his Borderers 'bounty for a feast eighteen hundred wild does and roes, rabbits, partridges, plovers, moor fowl wild geese, wild duck and drake, and even hedgehog and afterwards, celebratory sport down in the bracken-grown meadow by the River Tyne.
[Page 109] 1 A special kind of wild duck called oshidori which is always seen in couples.
[Page 74] meals, as a wild duck takes to the water, insisting that Fox-Foot rest after paddling, and the Indian accepting it all without comment, and sleeping at a moment's notice – seemingly storing it up against future needs.