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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Widgeon  \Widg"eon\,  n.  [Probably  from  an  old  French  form  of  F. 
  vigeon,  vingeon  gingeon  of  uncertain  origin;  cf  L.  vipio 
  -onis,  a  kind  of  small  crane.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  Any  one  of  several  species  of  fresh-water  ducks,  especially 
  those  belonging  to  the  subgenus  {Mareca},  of  the  genus 
  {Anas}.  The  common  European  widgeon  ({Anas  penelope})  and  the 
  American  widgeon  ({A.  Americana})  are  the  most  important 
  species.  The  latter  is  called  also  {baldhead},  {baldpate}, 
  {baldface},  {baldcrown},  {smoking  duck},  {wheat},  {duck},  and 
  {whitebelly}. 
 
  {Bald-faced},  or  {Green-headed},  widgeon,  the  American 
  widgeon. 
 
  {Black  widgeon},  the  European  tufted  duck. 
 
  {Gray  widgeon}. 
  a  The  gadwall. 
  b  The  pintail  duck. 
 
  {Great  headed  widgeon},  the  poachard. 
 
  {Pied  widgeon}. 
  a  The  poachard. 
  b  The  goosander. 
 
  {Saw-billed  widgeon},  the  merganser. 
 
  {Sea  widgeon}.  See  in  the  Vocabulary. 
 
  {Spear  widgeon},  the  goosander.  [Prov.  Eng.] 
 
  {Spoonbilled  widgeon},  the  shoveler. 
 
  {White  widgeon},  the  smew. 
 
  {Wood  widgeon},  the  wood  duck. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Baldhead  \Bald"head`\,  n. 
  1.  A  person  whose  head  is  bald.  --2  Kings  ii  23. 
 
  2.  (Zo["o]l.)  A  white-headed  variety  of  pigeon. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  baldhead 
  n  :  a  person  whose  head  is  bald  [syn:  {baldpate},  {baldy}] 




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