A linen (or sometimes cotton) fabric, finer and lighter than canvas, -- used for the lighter sails of vessels, the sacking of beds, and sometimes for men's clothing.
The light clothes worn by sailors in hot climates.
Launderable single ply cotton material used in gloves.
Also known as canvas. It is a rugged plain-weave cloth.
Any bird of the subfamily Anatinæ, family Anatidæ.
A kind of waterfowl. Also the proper name for a female duck.
Any of many species of wild or domestic web-footed birds that live in or near water. The Chinese are credited with being the first to raise ducks for food. Relative to chicken, duck is more commonly used in China tha n in the West, probably because of the greater variety of ways of preparing it. Ducks are slow-boiled, red-cooked, or roasted, but very rarely stir-fried. Go here for Chinese recipes on duck.
small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs
A batsman is said to get a duck when he is out without scoring a single individual run. If he is gone on the first ball then it is called as Golden Duck.
(cricket) a score of nothing by a batsman
a zero individual score, "awarded" to a batter who is "out" without scoring a single earned run. Back Terms from E to H
A score of zero believed to have got its name from the shape of the numeral for zero and the fact it resembles a duck's egg.
To thrust or plunge under water or other liquid and suddenly withdraw.
To plunge the head of under water, immediately withdrawing it; as, duck the boy.
To bow; to bob down; to move quickly with a downward motion.
To go under the surface of water and immediately reappear; to dive; to plunge the head in water or other liquid; to dip.
(1) play a low card when holding a higher one;(2) surrender (a trick).
play technique where a player deliberately does not immediately take a trick, but plays a small card instead.
(v.) see play under
2 definitions, (1) an extremely easy shot or (2) to play a defensive shot.