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duck-egg

[ duhk-egg ]
/ ˈdʌkˌɛgg /
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noun Cricket.

duck1(def 7).

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Nearby words

duck soup, duck's arse, duck's ass, duck-billed dinosaur, duck-billed platypus, duck-egg, duck-egg blue, duck-legged, duck-walk, duckbill, duckboard

Origin of duck-egg

First recorded in 1860–65
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples 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