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mallard

(Encyclopedia) mallard: see duck.

duck

(Encyclopedia) duck, common name for wild and domestic waterfowl of the family Anatidae, which also includes geese and swans. It is hunted and bred for its meat, eggs, and feathers. Strictly speaking?

McCloskey, Robert

(Encyclopedia) McCloskey, Robert (John Robert McCloskey)m?kl?sk?, 1914?2003, American writer and illustrator of children's books, b. Hamilton, Ohio. He studied at the Vesper George Art School,?

Prairie Pothole Region

(Encyclopedia) Prairie Pothole Region, large geographic area of central North America consisting of grass-covered wetlands. Stretching northwest from N Iowa through SW Minnesota, E South Dakota, E?

David McCallum

Actor David McCallum was a 1960s TV sex symbol thanks to his performance as Russian superspy Illya Kuryakin in the semi-spoof TV series The Man From U.N.C.L.E. With his blonde mane, black turtlenecks?

Jill Ireland

Jill Irelandactress, producer, writerBorn: 4/24/1936Birthplace: London, England Jill Ireland began her career as a dancer, making her screen debut in the Michael Powell-Emeric Pressburger film Oh,?

Jill Ireland Biography

Jill Irelandactress, producer, writerBorn: 4/24/1936Birthplace: London, England Jill Ireland began her career as a dancer, making her screen debut in the Michael Powell-Emeric Pressburger film Oh,?