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duck-egg

[duhk-egg] /ˈdʌkˌɛgg/
noun, Cricket.
1.
duck1 (def 7).
Origin of duck-egg
1860-1865
First recorded in 1860-65
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  • It is about the bigness of a duck-egg, and somewhat of an oval shape; and is of a grey colour.

    A Voyage to New Holland William Dampier
Slang definitions & phrases for duck-egg

duck-egg

noun

A score or grade of zero; goose egg, zip (1868+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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