The word duck is a noun. Duck means (1) small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs, (2) a heavy cotton fabric of plain weave; used for clothing and tents, (3) flesh of a duck (domestic or wild), (4) (cricket) a score of nothing by a batsman.
Duck is also a verb that means (1) avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues), (2) to move (the head or body) quickly downwards or away, (3) submerge or plunge suddenly, (4) dip into a liquid.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word duck.
For duck hunters who hunted between 1930 and 1980 especially, Wildfowler decoys are the first that come to mind, and they continue to be viewed with a certain nostalgia.
Browse this wood carvings retailer directory to find wood carving retailers in the United States of America. The photograph on this web page depicts a carved wood duck decoy.
Motor-powered boats come in all shapes and sizes, and are intended for varied conditions and uses. Fishermen and duck hunters have different needs than water skiers or those who like to race their boats.
The following articles provide recent duck-related news.
Two hundred thousand rubber ducks took a brief swim in the Ohio River on Sunday afternoon, setting an unofficial record for the largest rubber duck race in the country.
By Chris Strub, Contributor. Forbes. Monday, 2 Sep 2019 11:12:00 -0400.
Charges were filed Thursday against two more employees of a company that owns a duck boat that sank on a Missouri lake in severe weather last summer, killing 17 people, including nine members of the same family, federal officials announced.
Talia Kaplan. Fox News. Friday, 21 Jun 2019 03:36:41 GMT.