Sarcelle

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Sarcelle (Zoöl) The old squaw, or long-tailed duck.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n sarcelle A kind of duck; especially, a teal, as the garganey, Querquedula circia. Also sercel.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Sarcelle sar-sel′ a long-tailed duck, a teal.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F., fr. L. querquedula,

Usage

In literature:

Blond de Sarcelle, 307.
"The Field and Garden Vegetables of America" by Fearing Burr
Even after this mishap "Sarcelle" killed his grilse and lent me his rod to try for another.
"Lines in Pleasant Places" by William Senior
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In news:

Ex-IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn pictured walking at Sarcelles, near Paris, on October 9, 2011.
SARCELLES, France — The gunshots outside a synagogue and the grenade that shattered the windows of a kosher grocery spread fear into the streets – but caused little surprise.
B'nai B'rith International has issued the following statement: B'nai B'rith International condemns in the strongest possible terms the fire bombing of a Kosher supermarket in the Parisian suburb of Sarcelles.
The mayor of Sarcelles, Francois Pupponi, second from left facing the camera.
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In science:

We are grateful to Carine Amoros, Baptiste Houret, Karine Lacombe, Jacques Land ´e, Wilfried Marty, Gilbert Rouaix and Kevin Sarcelle for developing, maintaining and running the test benches.
Extensive testing of Schottky CdTe detectors for the ECLAIRs X-Gamma-ray Camera on board the SVOM mission
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