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[duhk-er] /ˈdʌk ər/
a person or thing that ducks.
Origin of ducker
late Middle English
late Middle English word dating back to 1425-75; See origin at duck2, -er1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The three passed many delightful hours together at "ducker."

    The Hill Horace Annesley Vachell
  • "He just simply won't go back into the house," said Mrs. ducker.

    Anderson Crow, Detective George Barr McCutcheon
  • ducker dashed into shelter so fast that he landed on General Ryrie's back.

  • Some acquaintances of ours have had a severe illness in their house, and have been using disinfectants made by ducker, Blunt & Co.

    In the Year of Jubilee George Gissing
  • And Mrs. ducker calls to see Ma nearly every washday now, just when she's busiest, and so Pa has to sit and entertain her.

    Anderson Crow, Detective George Barr McCutcheon
  • "You ought to heard what he said to me when I asked him to come over to our house and—" began Mrs. ducker somewhat acrimoniously.

    Anderson Crow, Detective George Barr McCutcheon
  • A few days ago Mr. ducker received notice that his invention had won the prize.

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