Definitions

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  • n. A coarse linen fabric.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A coarse linen fabric, or duck.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Some were, as usual, in snow-white smock-frocks of Russia duck, and some in whitey-brown ones of drabbet — marked on the wrists, breasts, backs, and sleeves with honeycomb-work.

    Far from the Madding Crowd

  • Some were, as usual, in snow-white smock-frocks of Russia duck, and some in whitey-brown ones of drabbet -- marked on the wrists, breasts, backs, and sleeves with honeycomb-work.

    Far from the Madding Crowd

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