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Meaning of duck

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming
           bird usually having a depressed body and short legs
      2: (cricket) a score of nothing by a batsman [syn: {duck},
         {duck's egg}]
      3: flesh of a duck (domestic or wild)
      4: a heavy cotton fabric of plain weave; used for clothing and
      v 1: to move (the head or body) quickly downwards or away;
           "Before he could duck, another stone struck him"
      2: submerge or plunge suddenly
      3: dip into a liquid; "He dipped into the pool" [syn: {dip},
         {douse}, {duck}]
      4: 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" [syn:
         {hedge}, {fudge}, {evade}, {put off}, {circumvent}, {parry},
         {elude}, {skirt}, {dodge}, {duck}, {sidestep}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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