Dip and duck it

a bucket

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • dip and duck it — Australian Slang a bucket …   English dialects glossary

  • dip — vb 1 Dip, immerse, submerge, duck, souse, dunk are comparable when meaning to plunge a person or thing into or as if into liquid. Dip implies a momentary or partial plunging into a liquid or a slight or cursory entrance into a subject {the priest …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • duck — duck1 [duk] n. [ME doke < OE duce, lit., diver, ducker < base of * ducan, to plunge, dive (see DUCK2); replaces OE ened (akin to Ger ente), common Gmc word for the bird ] 1. pl. ducks or duck any of a large number of relatively small… …   English World dictionary

  • Duck — (d[u^]k), v. i. 1. To go under the surface of water and immediately reappear; to dive; to plunge the head in water or other liquid; to dip. [1913 Webster] In Tiber ducking thrice by break of day. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To drop the head or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • duck — duck1 /duk/, n., pl. ducks, (esp. collectively for 1, 2) duck. 1. any of numerous wild or domesticated web footed swimming birds of the family Anatidae, esp. of the genus Anas and allied genera, characterized by abroad, flat bill, short legs, and …   Universalium

  • duck — {{11}}duck (n.1) waterfowl, O.E. duce (found only in gen. ducan) a duck, lit. a ducker, presumed to be from O.E. *ducan to duck, dive (see DUCK (Cf. duck) (v.)), replaced O.E. ened as the name for the bird, this being from PIE *aneti , the root… …   Etymology dictionary

  • duck — 1. n. (pl. same or ducks) 1 a any of various swimming birds of the family Anatidae, esp. the domesticated form of the mallard or wild duck. b the female of this (opp. DRAKE). c the flesh of a duck as food. 2 Cricket (in full duck s egg) the score …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dip (food) — A fondue bourguignonne. A dip or dipping sauce is a common condiment for many types of food. Dips are used to add flavor and/or texture to a food, such as pita bread, dumplings, crackers, cut up raw vegetables, seafood, cubed pieces of meat and… …   Wikipedia

  • dip — dip1 dippable, adj., n. /dip/, v., dipped or (Archaic) dipt; dipping; n. v.t. 1. to plunge (something, as a cloth or sponge) temporarily into a liquid, so as to moisten it, dye it, or cause it to take up some of the liquid: He dipped the brush… …   Universalium

  • duck — I. /dʌk / (say duk) noun (plural ducks, duck) 1. any of numerous wild or domesticated aquatic birds of the family Anatidae, especially of the genus Anas and allied genera, characterised by a broad, flat bill, short legs, webbed feet, and a squat… …   Australian English dictionary

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