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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Scaup \Scaup\ (sk[add]p), n. [See Scalp a bed of oysters or
     1. A bed or stratum of shellfish; scalp. [Scot.]
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     2. (Zool.) A scaup duck. See below.
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     Scaup duck (Zool.), any one of several species of northern
        ducks of the genus Aythya, or Fuligula. The adult
        males are, in large part, black. The three North American
        species are: the greater scaup duck ({Aythya marila, var.
        nearctica), called also broadbill, bluebill,
        blackhead, flock duck, flocking fowl, and raft
        duck; the lesser scaup duck ({Aythya affinis}), called
        also little bluebill, river broadbill, and shuffler;
        the tufted, or ring-necked, scaup duck ({Aythya
        collaris), called also black jack, ringneck,
        ringbill, ringbill shuffler, etc. See Illust. of
        Ring-necked duck, under Ring-necked. The common
        European scaup, or mussel, duck ({Aythya marila), closely
        resembles the American variety.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Jack \Jack\, n. [Named from its resemblance to a jack boot.]
     A pitcher or can of waxed leather; -- called also black
     jack. [Obs.] --Dryden.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ring-necked \Ring"-necked`\, a. (Zool.)
     Having a well defined ring of color around the neck.
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     Ring-necked duck (Zool.), an American scaup duck ({Aythya
        collaris). The head, neck, and breast of the adult male
        are black, and a narrow, but conspicuous, red ring
        encircles the neck. This ring is absent in the female.
        Called also ring-neck, ring-necked blackhead,
        ringbill, tufted duck, and black jack.
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From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Black Jack, MO -- U.S. city in Missouri
     Population (2000):    6792
     Housing Units (2000): 2587
     Land area (2000):     2.660066 sq. miles (6.889540 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.007305 sq. miles (0.018921 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    2.667371 sq. miles (6.908461 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            06004
     Located within:       Missouri (MO), FIPS 29
     Location:             38.790799 N, 90.261885 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Black Jack, MO
      Black Jack

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