Squawk duck
Squawk Squawk, n. 1. Act of squawking; a harsh squeak. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) The American night heron. See under {Night}. [1913 Webster]

{Squawk duck} (Zo["o]l.), the bimaculate duck ({Anas glocitans}). It has patches of reddish brown behind, and in front of, each eye. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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