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Overview of noun duck

The noun duck has 4 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (4) duck

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

2. duck, duck's egg

((cricket) a score of nothing by a batsman)

3. duck

(flesh of a duck (domestic or wild))

4. duck

(a heavy cotton fabric of plain weave; used for clothing and tents)


Overview of verb duck

The verb duck has 4 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (10) duck

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

2. (3) duck

(submerge or plunge suddenly)

3. dip, douse, duck

(dip into a liquid; "He dipped into the pool")

4. hedge, fudge, evade, put off, circumvent, parry, elude, skirt, dodge, duck, sidestep

(avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues); "He dodged the issue"; "she skirted the problem"; "They tend to evade their responsibilities"; "he evaded the questions skillfully")

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