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Noun duck has 4 senses
  1. duck - small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs
    --1 is a kind of
    anseriform bird
    --1 is a member of Anatidae, family Anatidae
    --1 has part: duck down; duck
    --1 has particulars:
     drake; quack-quack; duckling; diving duck; dabbling duck, dabbler; mallard, Anas platyrhynchos; black duck, Anas rubripes; teal; widgeon, wigeon, Anas penelope; shoveler, shoveller, broadbill, Anas clypeata; pintail, pin-tailed duck, Anas acuta; sheldrake; ruddy duck, Oxyura jamaicensis; bufflehead, butterball, dipper, Bucephela albeola; goldeneye, whistler, Bucephela clangula; canvasback, canvasback duck, Aythya valisineria; pochard, Aythya ferina; redhead, Aythya americana; scaup, scaup duck, bluebill, broadbill; wild duck; wood duck, summer duck, wood widgeon, Aix sponsa; mandarin duck, Aix galericulata; muscovy duck, musk duck, Cairina moschata; sea duck
  2. duck, duck's egg - (cricket) a score of nothing by a batsman
    --2 is a kind of score
  3. duck - flesh of a duck (domestic or wild)
    --3 is a kind of
    --3 is a part of duck
    --3 has particulars: duckling
  4. duck - a heavy cotton fabric of plain weave; used for clothing and tents
    --4 is a kind of
    fabric, cloth, material, textile
Verb duck has 4 senses
  1. duck - to move (the head or body) quickly downwards or away; "Before he could duck, another stone struck him"
    --1 is one way to
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
  2. duck - submerge or plunge suddenly
    --2 is one way to
    dive, plunge, plunk
    Derived form: noun ducking2
    Sample sentence:
    The airplane is sure to duck
  3. dip, douse, duck - dip into a liquid; "He dipped into the pool"
    --3 is one way to dunk, dip, souse, plunge, douse
    Derived form: noun ducking2
    Sample sentences:
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s something PP
  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"
    --4 is one way to avoid
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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