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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Poachard \Poach"ard\ (p[=o]ch"[~e]rd), n. [From Poach to stab.] [Written also pocard, pochard.] (Zool.) (a) A common European duck (Aythya ferina); -- called also goldhead, poker, and fresh-water widgeon, or red-headed widgeon. (b) The American redhead, which is closely allied to the European poachard. [1913 Webster] Red-crested poachard (Zool.), an Old World duck (Branta rufina). Scaup poachard, the scaup duck. Tufted poachard, a scaup duck (Aythya cristata, or Fuligula cristata), native of Europe and Asia. [1913 Webster]