duck on drake

duck on drake

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duck on drake,
a game in which one of the plays places his duck (small stone) upon a drake (large stone). The other players then try to knock it off with their ducks, and to regain these and run home before the first player can replace his duck and tag them.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • duck and drake — I. variant of ducks and drakes II. noun : duck on a rock …   Useful english dictionary

  • duck and drake — noun see ducks and drakes …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • duck and drake. — See ducks and drakes (def. 1). [1575 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • duck and drake. — See ducks and drakes (def. 1). [1575 85] …   Useful english dictionary

  • duck|stone — «DUHK STOHN», noun. one of the small stones used in the game of duck on drake; duck …   Useful english dictionary

  • duck on a rock — or duck on the rock also duck on drake : a game in which each player has a stone that he places on a rock for other players to try to knock off before retrieving their own stones without getting tagged by the first player * * * a children s game… …   Useful english dictionary

  • duck on the rock — see duck on a rock * * * duck on the rock, = duck on drake. (Cf. ↑duck on drake) …   Useful english dictionary

  • duck — I. noun (plural ducks) Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English duk, doke, from Old English dūce Date: before 12th century 1. or plural duck a. any of various swimming birds (family Anatidae, the duck family) in which the neck and legs… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • duck on a rock — a children s game in which one player stands guard over a stone on a rock while the other players attempt to knock it off by throwing another stone in turn: if the thrower is tagged by the guard while trying to recover the stone, the two players… …   Universalium

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