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  • n  North American wild duck valued for sport and food

  • As a matter of fact -Miss Mulch has never seen a canvasback duck except during the game course as her current cloak-and-suit man nourishes her at the Ritz.
  • In this way, evening by evening, I drew them nearer till at length in the dusk one evening a young canvasback snatched a piece of bread from my fingers.
  • My old duck canvasback often utters a small sound that makes her presence known, but the drake is silent except in the breeding season.

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