Golden-eye Gold"en-eye` (g[=o]ld"'n*[imac]), n. (Zo["o]l.) A duck ({Glaucionetta clangula}), found in Northern Europe, Asia, and America. The American variety (var. Americana) is larger. Called {whistler}, {garrot}, {gowdy}, {pied widgeon}, {whiteside}, {curre}, and {doucker}. Barrow's golden-eye of America ({Glaucionetta Islandica}) is less common. [1913 Webster]

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