Definition of Oldsquaws

1. Noun. (plural of oldsquaw) ¹



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Definition of Oldsquaws

1. oldsquaw [n] - See also: oldsquaw

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oldsquaws

oldfangled
oldhamite
oldhamites
oldie
oldies
oldish
oldly
oldman
oldmen
oldness
oldnesses
olds
oldsightedness
oldskool
oldsquaw
oldsquaws (current term)
oldster
oldsters
oldstyle
oldstyles
oldtimer
oldtimers
oldwench
oldwife
oldwives
oldy
ole
olea
oleaceous
oleaginous

Literary usage of Oldsquaws

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1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1892)
"Off the south side of Nantucket Island the oldsquaws collect in countless ... An examination of the stomachs of some of those oldsquaws which I shot in the ..."

2. The World Book: Organized Knowledge in Story and Picture edited by Michael Vincent O'Shea, Ellsworth D. Foster, George Herbert Locke (1918)
"... but which are also good food-birds; the finely-flavored ring-necked ducks, the edible golden-eyes, the rankly-fla- vored oldsquaws and buffleheads, ..."

3. Advanced Guide Canada's Atlantic Provinces by Barbara Radcliffe Rogers, Stillman Rogers (2005)
"At this site you could expect to see common goldeneyes, oldsquaws, red breasted mergansers, common eiders, scaups, loons, black ducks and Canada geese, ..."

4. Proceedings of the New England Zoölogical Club by New England zoological club, Cambridge (1900)
"In the season of 1912-1913 quite a number of king eiders wintered with the oldsquaws in the open holes in the ice at the Diomede Islands. ..."

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