Definitions

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  • n. A pond that is populated by ducks.

Etymologies

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duck +‎ pond

Examples

  • For instance, the first draft of the children's classic Mr Tickle is rumoured to climax with the hitherto cheery long-armed orange blobman horrifically molesting a cow from the other side of a duckpond, just because he can.

    Jonathan Franzen's Freedom has been pulped. MORE HEADLINE TO GO HERE

  • I did like his explanations for everyday work slang like the “duckpond” in “Tight-Assed River.”

    Uncommon Carriers by John McPhee

  • Only Roger could have been behind the mishap on the duckpond, and she knew she wanted no more such “mishaps” happening to her.

    In the Hand of the Goddess

  • Soon they were in a big farmyard, with hens pecking around them, and ducks swimming on a round duckpond.

    Five Go To Billycock Hill

  • As if to reward us for this dashing affair, a gust of wind blew aside the fog; the sun gleamed again; and Williamstadt, the French camp, the covering force formed in columns and waiting for us, and the whole country to the horizon, green as a duckpond, and altogether as smooth, burst on our view.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 56, Number 347, September, 1844

  • Then Joscelyn drew herself up to full height, and pointing with her arm straight across the duckpond she cried:

    Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard

  • "Have you been getting your feet wet in the duckpond again?"

    Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard

  • And all the girls ran to pick it up first, but Martin with a dexterous kick landed it in the duckpond, where the drake got it.

    Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard

  • And her face was turned full on the duckpond, and her eyes gazed as though she could see more and further than any other woman in the world, and her two hands held her heart as though but for this it must follow her eyes and be lost to her for ever.

    Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard

  • And then like a golden wave and she the foam, they bore her over the moonlit grass to the green wicket, and they threw it open, and she went like a skipping stone across the duckpond and over the fields to Adversane.

    Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard

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