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Oxford dictionary definition of the word duck:
noun (plural same or ducks)
1a waterbird with a broad blunt bill, short legs, webbed feet, and a waddling gait.
Family Anatidae (the duck family); domesticated ducks are mainly descended from the mallard or wild duck. The duck family also includes geese and swans, from which ducks are distinguished by their generally smaller size and shorter necks
a female duck. Contrasted with drake1.
a duck as food:
a tangy stew of duck, lamb, and sausage
2a pure white thin-shelled bivalve mollusc found off the Atlantic coasts of America.
Genus Anatina, family Mactridae
3another term for DUKW.
get (or have) one’s ducks in a row
North American informal get (or have) one’s facts straight; get (or have) everything organized:
I want to have my ducks in a row before I go in there and confront them
like water off a duck’s back
referring to a potentially hurtful remark which has no apparent effect on the person involved:
it was like water off a duck’s back to Nick, but I’m sure it upset Paul
take to something like a duck to water
take to something very readily:
he shows every sign of taking to University politics like a duck to water
Old English duce, from the Germanic base of duck2 (expressing the notion of ‘diving bird’)