duck down


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duck down

To crouch in an attempt to hide or protect oneself. Duck down, they're setting off toy rockets out here!
See also: down, duck

duck down

to stoop down quickly, as if to avoid being hit. He ducked down when he heard the gunshot. Duck down and get out of the way.
See also: down, duck
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The 15% white duck down and 85% white duck feather filling is trapped in special pockets to ensure the filling remains evenly distributed, and the fluffy down clusters ensure supreme softness for luxury you can really feel.
He predicts a leveling of duck down prices, as garment suppliers' demands have been met.
First prize is a duck down sleeping bag from the new Phoenix range
He said during the crush he was able to duck down under a crush barrier, but Andrew remained behind it.
After getting her beauty sleep in one of Stena Line's upgraded sea view cabins, complete with duck down pillows and duvet and luxury linens, she catches up with what's happening thanks to free Wi-Fi and papers.
The operator also advised them to duck down as low as possible, beneath the level of the choking smoke.
There are three filling options available: goose down, duck down and Polarguard 3D.
I had to duck down in my sleigh to stop the rocks hitting me.
It runs a feather plant for production of duck down products, including pillows and duvets.