Sleepy duck

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Sleepy duck (Zoöl) the ruddy duck.
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Usage

In literature:

The distant rumble of a train on the Intramural, or a quack from a sleepy duck among the rushes, alone broke the stillness.
"The Making of Mary" by Jean Forsyth
One sleepy little duck, It has gone to bed!
"Cole's Funny Picture Book No. 1" by Edward William Cole
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