HMS Pintail was a British Kingfisher Class patrol vessel of 510 tons displacement launched in 1935 and lost during the Second World War. She was armed with one four-inch anti-aircraft gun and eight smaller guns plus depth charges. Two Admiralty 3-drum boilers provided a top speed of 20 knots and she...
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[n] - long-necked river duck of the Old and New Worlds having elongated central tail feathers
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Pin'tail` noun 1. (Zoology) A northern duck ( Dafila acuta ), native of both continents. The adult male has a long, tapering tail. Called also gray duck , piketail , piket-tail , spike- tail , split...
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1. <zoology> A northern duck (Dafila acuta), native of both continents. The adult male has a long, tapering tail. Called also gray duck, piketail, piket-tail, spike-tail, split-tail, springtail, sea pheasant, and gray widgeon. ... 2. <zoology> The sharp-tailed grouse of the great plains ...
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Anas acuta noun long-necked river duck of the Old and New Worlds having elongated central tail feathers
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• (n.) The sharp-tailed grouse of the great plains and Rocky Mountains (Pediocaetes phasianellus); -- called also pintailed grouse, pintailed chicken, springtail, and sharptail. • (n.) A northern duck (Dafila acuta), native of both continents. The adult male has a long, tapering tail. Call...
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any of four species of sleek, long-tailed, long-necked dabbling ducks of the genus Anas (family Anatidae); they are swift fliers and popular game ... [2 related articles]
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The pintail or sea pheasant (Dafila acuta) is a widespread duck. It is easily recognised by the elongation of the central tail feathers in the male. The drake has a brown head and neck, the neck having a white stripe at each side. The under surface is white, the back mottled grey. The tail is black....
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1) Anas acuta 2) British duck 3) Dabbling duck 4) Duck 5) Pin-tailed duck 6) River duck 7) Sort of duck 8) Variety of duck
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a species of North American duck.
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