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[duhk-wawk] /ˈdʌkˌwɔk/
verb (used without object)
to walk like a duck, as with legs apart and feet turned outward. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • A two-mile trudge across a duck-walk over 'b——y meadow' brought us to the famous Ridgewood Dug-outs.

    The Romance of the Red Triangle Arthur Keysall Yapp
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To move forward while squatting on one's haunches: Maybe that reporter should duck-walk up Olympia ski hill (1930s+)

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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