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duck 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/dək/,
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ducks, plural; duck, plural;
  1. Lower the head or the body quickly to avoid a blow or so as not to be seen
    • - spectators ducked for cover
    • - she ducked into the doorway to get out of the line of fire
    • - he ducked his head and entered
  2. Depart quickly
    • - I thought I saw you duck out
  3. Avoid (a blow) by moving down quickly
    • - he ducked a punch from an angry first baseman
  4. Evade or avoid (an unwelcome duty or undertaking)
    • - a responsibility which a less courageous man might well have ducked
    • - I was engaged twice and ducked out both times
  5. Plunge one's head or body under water briefly
    • - I had to keep ducking down to get my head cool
  6. Refrain from playing a winning card on a particular trick for tactical reasons

Noun
  1. A batsman's score of zero
    • - out for a duck

  1. small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs
  2. to move (the head or body) quickly downwards or away; "Before he could duck, another stone struck him"
  3. (cricket) a score of nothing by a batsman
  4. submerge or plunge suddenly
  5. dip: dip into a liquid; "He dipped into the pool"
  6. flesh of a duck (domestic or wild)
  7. Duck is the common name for a number of species in the Anatidae family of birds. The ducks are divided between several subfamilies in the Anatidae family; they do not represent a monophyletic group but a form taxon, since swans and geese are not considered ducks. ...
  8. The DUKW (popularly pronounced "duck") is a six-wheel-drive amphibious truck that was designed by General Motors Corporation during World War II for transporting goods and troops over land and water and for use approaching and crossing beaches in amphibious attacks.
  9. This is a list of episodes of the American animated television series The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy, which was created by Maxwell Atoms, and which originally aired on Cartoon Network from August 24, 2001 to November 11, 2007.
  10. The Duck is a fictional character appearing in Chapters 2 and 3 of the book Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson). The Duck features with a group of birds including a Dodo, a Lory and an Eaglet.
  11. Tucker "Duck" Clellan is a fictional character from the re-imagined Battlestar Galactica series.
  12. In the card game of contract bridge, the term duck means to play low to a trick, thus losing it intentionally. Ducking is helpful in a variety of situations.
  13. An aquatic bird of the family Anatidae, having a flat bill and webbed feet; Specifically, an adult female duck; contrasted with drake and with duckling; The flesh of a duck used as food; A batsman's score of zero after getting out. ...
  14. (Ducks) buckskinners who can be counted on to show up for an event no matter how bad the weather may be. I picked up this term at a rendezvous in Spirit Lake, North Idaho. The best day was when it only rained, there was no hail, and the wind didn't knock any limbs out of the trees!
  15. (Ducks) Or deuces. The pair of Twos.
  16. (DUCKS) Not a particularly romantic animal, you would say. But if you were a sailor, traveling by an unspecified Pacific island, you may have changed your mind. A tree grew with its roots in the water. Giant fruit hung limply over the waves. ...
  17. (Ducks) A name given to the 2 card, i.e a pair of ducks being two two’s.
  18. (Ducks) Australian Women's Sitting Volleyball Team
  19. (Ducks) Slang for Deuces or twos. Also called quackers.
  20. (Ducks) Sorts of speaks for itself: 2-2!
  21. (Ducks) The holdem starting hand Two-Two (22). Otherwise known as "dueces".
  22. (Ducks) This is a clone that needs DOS to run, for archiving reasons you can download version 1.2 here. Go to Hungry Software for more information.
  23. (Ducks) To dream of seeing wild ducks on a clear stream of water, signifies fortunate journeys, perhaps across the sea. White ducks around a farm, indicate thrift and a fine harvest. To hunt ducks, denotes displacement in employment in the carrying out of plans. ...
  24. (Ducks) are a bird species and the targets the player has to shoot in the game Duck Hunt. They appear after the player's dog has flushed them, flying on the screen. When shot, a duck falls down and the dog retrieves it. ...
  25. (Ducks) are the marbles to be shot at.