Wild drake

Related to Wild drake: Mallard Drake
(Zool.) the mallard.

See also: Wild

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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In a place I still can't believe, and shall never name, was the most unexpected surprise; a truly wild drake Mandarin resting on the water.
As strem that striketh stille.(2) |These wild drakes woo, miles gladden their mates, as a stream that glides silently.' The standard rendering of miles as |animals' (from Welsh mil) has had a mixed reception.