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English → English (gcide) Definition: black jack Scaup \Scaup\ (sk[add]p), n. [See Scalp a bed of oysters or mussels.] 1. A bed or stratum of shellfish; scalp. [Scot.] [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo["o]l.) A scaup duck. See below. [1913 Webster] Scaup duck (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of northern ducks of the genus Aythya, or Fuligula. The adult males are, in large part, black. The three North American species are: the greater scaup duck (Aythya marila , var. nearctica), called also broadbill, bluebill, blackhead, flock duck, flocking fowl, and raft duck; the lesser scaup duck (A. affinis), called also little bluebill, river broadbill, and shuffler; the tufted, or ring-necked, scaup duck (A. collaris ), called also black jack, ringneck, ringbill, ringbill shuffler, etc. See Illust. of Ring-necked duck, under Ring-necked. The common European scaup, or mussel, duck (A. marila), closely resembles the American variety. [1913 Webster] Jack \Jack\, n. [Named from its resemblance to a jack boot.] A pitcher or can of waxed leather; -- called also black jack . [Obs.] --Dryden. [1913 Webster] Ring-necked \Ring"-necked`\, a. (Zo["o]l.) Having a well defined ring of color around the neck. [1913 Webster] Ring-necked duck (Zool.), an American scaup duck (Aythya collaris ). The head, neck, and breast of the adult male are black, and a narrow, but conspicuous, red ring encircles the neck. This ring is absent in the female. Called also ring-neck, ring-necked blackhead, ringbill, tufted duck, and black jack. [1913 Webster]

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