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Definition(s):

  • (n) duck of the northern hemisphere much valued for the fine soft down of the females

Usage(s):

  1. Animal life abounded on the frozen bayflocks of little auks, eider duck, sportive seals and an occasional roving polar bear.
  2. For six months after that, he continued the process in other European countries, taking copious notes on everything from an eider duck in Sweden to vegetable prices in France.
  3. Over this plateau sweep winds from distant seas, and here snow crystals have fallen like eider down, layer on layer, millennium on millennium.

News

  • Notes from the Scrum: Today’s the day to clean Eider Creek

    This trail, Eider Creek nearly Telluride, Colorado, is Matthew Beaudin's timeless friend and foe. Photo: Matthew Beaudin | VeloNews.com We all have that stretch of trail or road that beats us every time. Matthew Beaudin makes a run at his celebrated site of discontent
    on July 10, 2013     Source: Velo News

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Quotes

  1. ...31-year-old former Chelsea and Barcelona forward, a target for West Ham, has passed a medical and agreed terms and Harry Redknapp, the Spurs manager, said: "The chairman has probably done a deal for Eider. We spoke to him the other day....
    on Jan 28, 2010 By: Harry Redknapp Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  2. "The Eider Rock project was a cornerstone to the premier's self-sufficiency agenda," Alward said. "Bearing this in mind, I trust he will come forward very soon to outline how this development will impact achieving this goal."
    on Jul 25, 2009 By: David Alward Source: Telegraph-Journal

  3. "Eider Gudjohnssen is their main man, everything seems to go through him," Gordon told Setanta Sports. "He makes the side tick." "We'll have to keep a special eye on him but they have a few guys who are more than capable of causing us...
    on Sep 10, 2008 By: Craig Gordon Source: Setanta Sports

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