Found 3 items, similar to Duck.
English → Indonesian
bebek, mentok, menyelam
English → English
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'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”
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
; “he evaded the questions skillfully”
, put off
English → English
(d[u^]k), v. i.
1. To go under the surface of water and immediately reappear;
to dive; to plunge the head in water or other liquid; to
In Tiber ducking thrice by break of day. --Dryden.
2. To drop the head or person suddenly; to bow.
The learned pate
Ducks to the golden fool. --Shak.
(d[u^]k), n. [Cf. Dan. dukke, Sw. docka, OHG.
doccha, G. docke. Cf. Doxy
A pet; a darling. --Shak.
, n. [OE. duke, doke. See Duck
, v. t. ]
1. (Zool.) Any bird of the subfamily Anatin[ae]
Note: The genera and species are numerous. They are divided
into river ducks
and sea ducks
. Among the former
are the common domestic duck (Anas boschas
); the wood
duck (Aix sponsa
); the beautiful mandarin duck of
China (Dendronessa galeriliculata
); the Muscovy duck,
originally of South America (Cairina moschata
the sea ducks are the eider, canvasback, scoter, etc.
2. A sudden inclination of the bead or dropping of the
person, resembling the motion of a duck in water.
Here be, without duck or nod,
Other trippings to be trod. --Milton.
(Zo["o]l.), a fish. See Bummalo
, Spirit duck
. See Buffel duck
(Zo["o]l.), a species of white ant in Jamaica
which builds large nests in trees.
. (Zo["o]l.) See Goose barnacle
(a) In the United States: The peregrine falcon.
(b) In England: The marsh harrier or moor buzzard.
(Zo["o]l.), a small aquatic mammal of Australia,
having webbed feet and a bill resembling that of a duck
). It belongs the subclass
Monotremata and is remarkable for laying eggs like a bird
or reptile; -- called also duckbill
, and water mole
To make ducks and drakes
, to throw a flat stone obliquely,
so as to make it rebound repeatedly from the surface of
the water, raising a succession of jets; hence:
To play at ducks and drakes
, with property, to throw it
away heedlessly or squander it foolishly and unprofitably.
. See under Lame
, n. [D. doek cloth, canvas, or Icel. d[=u]kr cloth;
akin to OHG. tuoh, G. tuch, Sw. duk, Dan. dug.]
1. A linen (or sometimes cotton) fabric, finer and lighter
than canvas, -- used for the lighter sails of vessels, the
sacking of beds, and sometimes for men's clothing.
2. (Naut.) pl. The light clothes worn by sailors in hot
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ducked
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [OE. duken, douken, to dive; akin to D. duiken,
OHG. t?hhan, MHG. tucken, t["u]cken, t?chen, G. tuchen. Cf.
1. To thrust or plunge under water or other liquid and
Adams, after ducking the squire twice or thrice,
leaped out of the tub. --Fielding.
2. To plunge the head of under water, immediately withdrawing
it; as, duck the boy.
3. To bow; to bob down; to move quickly with a downward
motion. “ Will duck his head aside.”