duck-egg

[ duhk-egg ]
/ ˈdʌkˌɛgg /

noun Cricket.

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Origin of duck-egg

First recorded in 1860–65
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Example sentences from the Web for duck-egg

  • 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