duck

phonetic symbol: / dʌ́k / 

duck - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs

[ noun ]
■ a heavy cotton fabric of plain weave
■ used for clothing and tents

[ noun ]
■ flesh of a duck (domestic or wild)

[ noun ]
■ (cricket) a score of nothing by a batsman
duck's egg

[ verb ]
■ avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)
circumvent , dodge , elude , evade , fudge , hedge , parry , put off , sidestep , skirt

[ verb ]
■ to move (the head or body) quickly downwards or away
e.g.)
・Before he could duck, another stone struck him

[ verb ]
■ submerge or plunge suddenly

[ verb ]
■ dip into a liquid
dip , douse

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