duck's egg


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Noun1.duck's egg - (cricket) a score of nothing by a batsman
cricket - a game played with a ball and bat by two teams of 11 players; teams take turns trying to score runs
score - a number that expresses the accomplishment of a team or an individual in a game or contest; "the score was 7 to 0"
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His body was shaped like a huge duck's egg; and his eyes, sharp, blue, and good-natured, rested now and then with self-satisfaction on his enormous paunch.
Minchin's paper, and by this means became a subject of compassionate conversation in the neighboring shops of Churchyard Lane as being afflicted with a tumor at first declared to be as large and hard as a duck's egg, but later in the day to be about the size of "your fist." Most hearers agreed that it would have to be cut out, but one had known of oil and another of "squitchineal" as adequate to soften and reduce any lump in the body when taken enough of into the inside-- the oil by gradually "soopling," the squitchineal by eating away.
WYE VALLEY WHITE ASPARAGUS WITH A POACHED DUCK'S EGG SERVES 4-6 INGREDIENTS PS 20 medium sized white asparagus tips PS 4 duck or hens eggs PS 60g unsalted butter PS 2tbsp chopped parsley PS The juice of a lemon PS Half a tablespoon of granulated sugar PS Salt and freshly ground black pepper PS To prepare the asparagus cut about 2-3cm of the woody base of the asparagus, if it looks like they are very woody cut a little more off.