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Definitions of DUCK
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By Noah Webster.
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
The name common to all the fowls constituting the Linnaean genus Anas, now raised into a sub-family Anatinae, and by some naturalists divided into two sub-families Anatinae and Fuli-gulinae, or land-ducks and sea-ducks. The common mallard or wild-duck (Anas Boschas) is the original of our domestic duck. In its wild state the male is characterized by the deep green of the plumage of the head and neck, by a white collar separating the green from the dark chestnut of the lower part of the neck, and by having the four middle feathers of the tail recurved. The wild-duck is taken in large quantities by decoys and other means, in Lincolnshire, England, and Picardy, France. Some tame ducks have nearly the same plumage as the wild ones; others vary greatly, being generally duller, but all the males have the four recurved tail-feathers. The most obvious distinction between the tame and wild ducks lies in the color of their feet, those of the tame being black, and of the wild yellow: a dipping or stooping of the head: a pet, darling.
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By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
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By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
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