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- proper noun A
godrevered in the Bismarck Archipelago region of Papua New Guinea, especially in New Britain.
- noun historical A member of a masked secret society of the
Tolai, carrying out local extortionand terrorismand dressing in leaves.
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The celebrated institution of the Duk-Duk is simply a piece of imposture, by which the older natives play upon the superstitions of the younger to secure the food they can no longer earn.
These movements, of a rotatory character, are called Duk-Duk.