duck down


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Noun1.duck down - down of the duck
duck - small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs
down, down feather - soft fine feathers
eiderdown - down of the eider duck
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When Ajax lifted his shield Teucer would peer round, and when he had hit any one in the throng, the man would fall dead; then Teucer would hie back to Ajax as a child to its mother, and again duck down under his shield.
We wasted half an hour fussing over that dead duck down under, and now I'm expected to go rubbin' my back all round the Pole.
Promising viewers, "We'll be right back", the duo duck down while editors cut to a commercial break.
The exterior is made from a ripstop water repellent fabric, with a responsible duck down filling.
When the foreign female migrant workers inside the cab saw police, they immediately appeared to try to duck down and conceal themselves.
Secondly, Neil of 3PPCLI, tells us of shells dropping on his position that caused he and others to duck down into their trenches, which I assume was during the battle for Hill 187.
Tragically Florent Lemacon, who was sailing with his wife, three-yearold son and two friends, died in an exchange of fire as he tried to duck down the hatch.
Now I'm really comfortable, although the screen could do with being about four inches higher, as I still have to duck down to shelter from wind and noise.
THERE were big scares yesterday for Juan Martin Del Potro and Maric Cilic, who may be stumblingblocks in Andy Murray's hopes of breaking his Grand Slam duck Down Under, but sadly for fans of the Scot both players edged through to fight another day, writes Adrian Humphries.
It was loud enough to make you really duck down and say, 'Whoa, that was pretty close'," he added.
Kelley showed early tenacity, as the first Duck down the field on each of Oregon's first two kickoffs, and making the tackle on the second.
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