duck

Part of speech: verb

To plunge suddenly under water; dive; bob; dodge; cringe.

Part of speech: noun

A web - footed, short - legged water - fowl.

Part of speech: noun

A strong linen or cotton fabric.

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Usage examples "duck":

  1. On the farm, all the animals, from duck to stork, and from dog to ox, now led happier lives. - "Dutch Fairy Tales for Young Folks", William Elliot Griffis.
  2. " Sometimes I think my poor beast must look like a pet duck I had when I was a child. - "Molly Brown's Orchard Home", Nell Speed.
  3. I believe you'd take to it like a duck to water." - "The Thousandth Woman", Ernest W. Hornung.