Duck

Any of a variety of species of wild or domestic web-footed birds. Broilers and fryers are under 8 weeks old, roasters are no more than 16 weeks old. Duck is generally higher in fat than other domestic birds.
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duck

[n] - (in cricket) a score of nothing by a batsman 2. [n] - flesh of a duck (domestic or wild) 3. [n] - a heavy cotton fabric of plain weave 4. [n] - small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs 5. [v] - submerge or plunge suddenly 6. [v] - to move (the he...
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Duck

Duck (dŭk) noun [ Confer Danish dukke , Swedish docka , Old High German doccha , German docke . Confer Doxy .] A pet; a darling. Shak.
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Duck

Duck noun [ Dutch doek cloth, canvas, or Icelandic dūkr cloth; akin to Old High German tuoh , German tuch , Swedish duk , Danish dug .] 1. A linen (or sometimes cotton) fabric, finer and lighter than canvas, -- used for the lighter sails of ves...
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Duck

Duck transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Ducked ; present participle & verbal noun Ducking .] [ Middle English duken , douken , to dive; akin to Dutch duiken , Old High German t...hhan , Middle High...
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Duck

Duck (dŭk) intransitive verb 1. To go under the surface of water and immediately reappear; to dive; to plunge the head in water or other liquid; to dip. « In Tiber ducking thrice by break of day.» Dryden. 2. To drop the head or person suddenly; to bow...
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Duck

Duck noun [ Middle English duke , doke . See Duck , transitive verb ] 1. (Zool.) Any bird of the subfamily Anatinæ , family Anatidæ . » The genera and species are numerous. They are divided into river ducks and...
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duck

1. <zoology> Any bird of the subfamily Anatinae, family Anatidae. ... The genera and species are numerous. They are divided into river ducks and sea ducks. Among the former are the common domestic duck (Anas boschas); the wood duck (Aix sponsa); the beautiful mandarin duck of China (Dendronessa galeriliculata); the Muscovy duck, originally of...
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duck

noun small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs
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duck

noun a heavy cotton fabric of plain weave; used for clothing and tents
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duck

noun flesh of a duck (domestic or wild)
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duck

duck`s egg noun (cricket) a score of nothing by a batsman
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duck

verb to move (the head or body) quickly downwards or away; `Before he could duck, another stone struck him`
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Duck

• (v. t.) To plunge the head of under water, immediately withdrawing it; as, duck the boy. • (v. t.) Any bird of the subfamily Anatinae, family Anatidae. • (v. t.) To bow; to bob down; to move quickly with a downward motion. • (n.) A linen (or sometimes cotton) fabric, finer and lighter than canvas, -- used for the lighter sails...
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duck

any of various species of relatively small, short-necked, large-billed waterfowl. In true ducks—i.e., those classified in the subfamily Anatinae—the ... [8 related articles]
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duck

(from Dutch doek, `cloth`), any of a broad range of strong, durable, plainwoven fabrics made originally from tow yarns and subsequently from either ...
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Duck

Duck is slang for a score of zero.
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Duck

Duck is slang for a score of zero.
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Duck

[guitar] The Duck guitar is the name given to Yngwie Malmsteen`s 1971 cream colored Fender Stratocaster guitar. It is known as the Duck owing to a Donald Duck sticker pasted onto the headstock of the instrument. ==Duck Guitar== The Duck Guitar was originally a 1971 Fender Stratocaster finished in Olympic White. Throughout the years, the pai...
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duck

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, duck refers to the female and drake to the male. Ducks are usually divided into three groups: the surface-feeding ...
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Duck

Duck is the name common to all the web-footed birds constituting the Linnaean genus Anas, now raised into a sub-family Anatinae, and by some naturalists divided into two sub-families Anatinae and Fuligulinas, or land-ducks and sea-ducks. The ducks are very numerous as species, and are met with all over the world. They are often migratory, going nor...
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Duck

Duck is a species of coarse cloth made of flax, lighter and finer than canvas.
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duck

Click images to enlargeAny of about 50 species of short-legged waterbirds with webbed feet and flattened bills, of the family Anatidae, order Anseriformes, which also includes the larger geese and swans. Ducks were domesticated for eggs, meat, and feathers by the ancient Chinese and the ancient Maya (see poultry). Mos...
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Duck

A card-playing technique in which a player does not immediately play a card that might take a trick, but plays a lower card instead.
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Duck

[cricket] In cricket, a duck is a batsman`s dismissal for a score of zero. ==Origin of the term== The term is a shortening of the term `duck`s egg`, the latter being used long before Test cricket began. When referring to the Prince of Wales`s (the future Edward VII) score of nought on 17 July 1866, a contemporary newspaper wrote that the Pr...
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