Sentence Examples with the word Duck

Among the larger birds are cranes, herons, the ibis, storks, eagles, vultures, falcons, hawks, kites, owls, the secretary birds, pelicans, flamingoes, wild duck and geese, gulls, and of game birds, the paauw, koraan, pheasant, partridge, guinea fowl and quail.

At the south-east corner we find the hen and duck house, and poultry-yard (m), and the dwelling of the keeper (n).

The authorities at Ottawa were at first careless or sceptical in regard to the danger, the reality of which was only brought home to them when a body of mounted police, advancing to regain a small post at Duck Lake, of which the rebels had taken possession, was attacked and twelve of their number killed.

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On the Duck Valley reservation (488 sq.

Geoffroy here maintained that the five centres of ossification existed in the duck just as in the fowl, and that the real difference of the process lay in the period at which they made their appearance, a circumstance which, though virtually proved by the preparations Cuvier had used, had been by him overlooked or misinterpreted.

The food was heavenly, the duck crisped to perfection in a light, tangy sauce, the vegetables still fresh.

In the same loose 'sense the word is often applied to the two most beautiful of the family Anatidae, belonging to the genus Aex (commonly misspelt Aix) - the Carolina Duck of North America, Ae.

Schofield met him on the Duck river, while Thomas was shaping his army in rear.

A man who was outside handed her a fine duck that had lately been killed, and said,--Here's a present for the Dean.

They were compelled to wear a distinctive dress, to which, in some places, was attached the foot of a goose or duck (whence they were sometimes called Canards).