water a ducks back

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duck definition


  1. n.
    a male urinal bedpan. (Hospitals.) : Somebody in room 212 needs a duck.
  2. tv.
    to avoid someone or something. : Clare is ducking her responsibility.

  3. Go to deduck. :
  4. n.
    a ticket. (Probably akin to ducats.) : Did you buy the ducks early, or do we have to stand in line?
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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