[n] small wild or domesticated web-footed broad-billed swimming bird usually having a depressed body and short legs
[n] a heavy cotton fabric of plain weave; used for clothing and tents
[n] flesh of a duck (domestic or wild)
[n] (in cricket) a score of nothing by a batsman
[v] avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues); "He dodged the issue"; "she skirted the problem"; "They tend to evade their responsibilities"; "he evaded the questions skillfully"
[v] to move (the head or body) quickly downwards or away; "Before he could duck, another stone struck him."
[v] submerge or plunge suddenly
[v] dip into a liquid; "He dipped into the pool"
circumvent, dip, dodge, douse, duck's egg, elude, evade, fudge, hedge, parry, put off, sidestep, skirt