Saturday, 13 June 2009



1. any of several common freshwater ducks related to the mallards and teals in the genus Anas, having metallic green flight feathers, a white wing patch, and a buff or white forehead, including A. penelope of Eurasia and North Africa, A. sibilatrix of South America, and the baldpate, A. americana, of North America.
2. Obsolete. a fool.

She fluttered about,
A widgeon lost without poles
Or a weather cock.

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