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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Duck  \Duck\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Ducked};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Ducking}.]  [OE.  duken,  douken  to  dive;  akin  to  D.  duiken, 
  OHG.  t?hhan,  MHG.  tucken,  t["u]cken,  t?chen,  G.  tuchen.  Cf 
  5th  {Duck}.] 
  1.  To  thrust  or  plunge  under  water  or  other  liquid  and 
  suddenly  withdraw. 
 
  Adams,  after  ducking  the  squire  twice  or  thrice, 
  leaped  out  of  the  tub.  --Fielding. 
 
  2.  To  plunge  the  head  of  under  water,  immediately  withdrawing 
  it  as  duck  the  boy. 
 
  3.  To  bow;  to  bob  down  to  move  quickly  with  a  downward 
  motion.  ``  Will  duck  his  head  aside.''  --Swift. 




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