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old squaw

a sea duck, Clangula hyemalis, of arctic and subarctic regions.
Origin of old squaw
1830-40, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Sea ducks, including old squaw and scoters are present on open water.
  • His two drawings featured old squaw ducks and emperor geese.
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old squaw

(US & Canadian) a long-tailed northern sea duck, Clangula hyemalis, having dark wings and a white-and-brown head and body Also called oldwife
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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