Definition of Lake duck

1. Noun. Common scaup of North America; males have purplish heads.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lake Duck

lait
laitakarite
laitance
laitances
laitand
laith
laithly
laities
laity
lakao
lake
lake-effect
lake bed
lake bottom
lake duck (current term)
lake dwelling
lake dwellings
lake effect
lake herring
lake poet
lake poets
lake quillwort
lake quillworts
lake salmon
lake stratification
lake trout
lake whitefish
lakebed
lakebeds

Literary usage of Lake duck

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Argentine Ornithology: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Birds of the Argentine by Philip Lutley Sclater, William Henry Hudson (1889)
"(RUSTY LAKE-DUCK.) Erisma tura ferruginea, Sci. ei Salv. ... Hab. Central Peru, Chili, and Argentina. This Lake-Duck ranges from Central Peru ..."

2. The Poultry Book: Comprising the Breading and Management of Profitable and by William Bernhard Tegetmeier (1867)
"... to obtain or hear of any closely resembling them, either in weights or feathers. Yet they are called the ' Big Black duck,' ' Cayuga,' or ' lake duck. ..."

3. Rural Affairs by John Jacob Thomas (1869)
"Yet they are called the ' Big Black Duck,' ' Cayuga' or ' lake duck.' The first I ever heard of them was thirty years ago, that a farmer near Montezuma, ..."

4. Report of Progress for by Geological Survey of Canada (1880)
"Nelson River, Chute at outlet of Duck Lake (Duck Portage).. 19J 15' 16. Nelson River, 12 miles below White Mud Falls. (Lai. 54' 45'48.14") 14° 30' 17. ..."

5. The Illustrated Annual Register of Rural Affairs and Cultivator Almanac for by John Jacob Thomas (1867)
"Yet they are called the ' Big Black Duck,' ' Cayuga' or ' lake duck.' The first I ever heard of them was thirty years ago, that a farmer near Montezuma, ..."

6. Far Away and Long Ago by William Henry Hudson (1918)
"... one of which was the most abundant species in the country; also a widgeon, a lake duck, a shoveller duck, with red plumage, grey head and neck, ..."

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