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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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