a sea duck, Clangula hyemalis, of Arctic and subarctic regions.
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How to use old squaw in a sentence
So also on the plains, the old folks would ask the children at night, "Can you see the papoose on the old squaw's back?"Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts | Girl Scouts
To many American gunners the bird is known as “old squaw,” from its oft-repeated cries.British Sea Birds | Charles Dixon
British Dictionary definitions for old squaw
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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