Definition - duck

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  1. 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"
  2. small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs
  3. to move (the head or body) quickly downwards or away; "Before he could duck, another stone struck him"
  4. a heavy cotton fabric of plain weave; used for clothing and tents
  5. submerge or plunge suddenly
  6. flesh of a duck (domestic or wild)
  7. dip into a liquid; "He dipped into the pool"
  8. (cricket) a score of nothing by a batsman

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