Definition of Scaups

1. Noun. (plural of scaup) ¹



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Definition of Scaups

1. scaup [n] - See also: scaup

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scaups

scatula
scaturience
scaturiences
scaturient
scaturiginous
scaud
scauded
scauding
scauds
scaup
scaup duck
scauped
scauper
scaupers
scauping
scaups (current term)
scaur
scaured
scauries
scauring
scaurs
scaury
scavage
scavager
scavagers
scavages
scavenge
scavenged
scavenger's daughter

Literary usage of Scaups

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1. Broadland Sport by Nicholas Everitt (1902)
"On one occasion nine scaups were knocked down by a long shot from a parcel leading past on the open sea, in a dead calm, and although a prolonged cripple ..."

2. Recreation by George O. Shields, American Canoe Association, League of American Sportsmen (1899)
"Eastern shooters also call this bird the marsh black-head, when they distinguish it from the other black-heads or scaups. In habits as well as in tufted ..."

3. Guide to the Systematic Use of the North American Bird and Nature Study: A by Harold Brough Shinn, Gerard Alan Abbott (1912)
"Many lesser scaups, especially the males, linger on Lake Michigan, ... The scaups are expert divers, often descending forty feet below the surface for their ..."

4. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1920)
"Unfortunately, though, the common practice of duck hunters of lumping the Greater and Lesser scaups and the Ring-neck under the common name of 'Blue-bill,' ..."

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