from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Plural form of duck.
- n. A pair of twos.
- n. Dear (used as a pet name).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In botany, a name indiscriminately applied to any of the American species of Cypripedium except C. arietinum.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Possible, so, no surprise one of the 3 verbs expressing the sound made by ducks is “nasiller”, which means to speak with a nasal voice, to have a nasal quality.
Why would they risk blowing it on something like shootin ducks with a pellet gun?
I like them but I heard they scare geese, but they bring in ducks like crasy!
Just because your not allowed to fish from anything other then a boat? so if thats the case kayak fishing is not a sport, ppl who hunt for ducks from a boat are not really hunthing then because your only supposed to fish from a boat.
We call it "ducks in a pond", and we use a particular juice glass to cut the pond.
I have done it jump shootin ducks many times but never on doves, and had it happend on geese once.
Amid those rocks half a billion years old, we watched a flock of Harlequin ducks (Histrionicus histrionicus), a species neither of us had seen before, in amongst the gulls and cormorants.
Now we have a new program to view -- a flock of gorgeous wild ducks is wintering in our stock pond and I can watch them while I wash dishes.
She ducks from the knife and performs a leg sweep, knocking the vampire onto the floor.
The newspaper said there is a nice increase in ducks this year.