duck-egg

[ duhk-egg ]

nounCricket.

Origin of duck-egg

1
First recorded in 1860–65

Words Nearby duck-egg

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How to use duck-egg in a sentence

  • He said "That fella along public house playing—he got 'em spear in his hand, and knock about things all a same like it duck egg."

    Reminiscences of Queensland | William Henry Corfield
  • And that, too, after he had seen what uses may be made of an old bridle or of a duck egg or of anything!

    Figures of Earth | James Branch Cabell