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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Golden-eye \Gold"en-eye`\ (g[=o]ld"'n*[imac]), n. (Zool.)
     A duck ({Glaucionetta clangula), found in Northern Europe,
     Asia, and America. The American variety (var. Americana) is
     larger. Called whistler, garrot, gowdy, pied widgeon,
     whiteside, curre, and doucker. Barrow's golden-eye of
     America ({Glaucionetta Islandica) is less common.
     [1913 Webster]

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