Whiteback

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Whiteback (Zoöl) The canvasback.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n whiteback The canvasback duck. See cut under canvasback.
    • n whiteback The white poplar, Populus alba.
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Usage

In literature:

It is old Whiteback; I know her by her horns.
"Wyandotte" by James Fenimore Cooper
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