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(Animals) US and Canadian a long-tailed northern sea duck, Clangula hyemalis, having dark wings and a white-and-brown head and body. Also called: oldwife
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a sea duck, Clangula hyemalis, of arctic and subarctic regions.
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|Noun||1.||old squaw - a common long-tailed sea duck of the northern parts of the United States|
sea duck - any of various large diving ducks found along the seacoast: eider; scoter; merganser
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