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duck

verb
See deduck

duck

1. n. a male urinal bedpan. (Hospitals.) Somebody in room 212 needs a duck.
2. tv. to avoid someone or something. Clare is ducking her responsibility.
3. Go to deduck.
4. n. a ticket. (Probably akin to ducats.) Did you buy the ducks early, or do we have to stand in line?
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Joe Bubb, organiser, said: "This year we have more ducks of various shapes and sizes on display for visitors to see.".
Starting at the Duck Inn, trail maps, plants, cakes and refreshments will be on sale, and participants can also join the trail at other key locations selling trail maps.
The Federal Duck Stamp plays a critically important role in wildlife conservation.
Reader Kate Paterson had contacted the Observer after seeing pictures of the race, fearing that the ducks would be left in the river.
Known as the Deveron Duck, he also had the job of congratulating the winners of the group's colour-in a duck competition - the top entries being named McDuck, Uniduck, Sparklequack and Deveron Duck, emblazoned with a picture of the bridge.
California, with its extra-long 107-day season, and Louisiana, at the end spout of the Mississippi River Flyway funnel, are consistently the top two states for duck kills.
She said that the scheme of provision of ducks was launched last year under which farmers especially residing near ponds were given a set of ducks,three female and one male, free of cost.
Mandarin duck Aix galericulata is a secondary cavity-breeding waterfowl that is attracted by nest boxes (Deng et al., 2011).
It costs PS50 to provide one session so the purchase of 25 small racing ducks would cover that cost with the purchase of a giant duck paying for the equivalent of four sessions The event will be helped along by members of the Bangor on Dee Salmon Angling Association (BODSA) who will be in the Debbie Assistant and water in their waders starting off each race and collecting the ducks from the finishing line under the Bangor on Dee bridge.
Inspector Izzi Hignell, who rescued the duck from the water, said: "The duck had a horrific injury to his beak, which must have been causing a considerable amount of pain and would have restricted eating and drinking.
'Of the total duck population, about 69 percent were raised in backyard farms.'
Dishes include the signature Jinling Salted Duck, Furnace Roast Duck, Jinling Sauce Duck, Duck Breast with Shrimp Paste, Vegetable Duck Fried Rice, Duck Tongue cooked with Wine, Duck Oil Clay Oven Rolls etc.
One unit of ducks consists of three ducks and one drake.
Duck gumbo is much like a stew, not a precious dish but one that is made with what is on hand.