Duckling
Duckling \Duck"ling\, n. A young or little duck. --Gay.

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • duckling — mid 15c., dookelynge, from DUCK (Cf. duck) (n.) + LING (Cf. ling). The ugly duckling is from Hans Christian Andersen s tale (1843 in Danish, by 1846 in English) …   Etymology dictionary

  • duckling — ► NOUN ▪ a young duck …   English terms dictionary

  • duckling — [duk′liŋ] n. [ DUCK1 + LING1] a young duck …   English World dictionary

  • duckling — [[t]dʌ̱klɪŋ[/t]] ducklings N COUNT A duckling is a young duck. → See also ugly duckling …   English dictionary

  • duckling — UK [ˈdʌklɪŋ] / US noun [countable] Word forms duckling : singular duckling plural ducklings a young duck …   English dictionary

  • duckling — See: UGLY DUCKLING …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • duckling — See: UGLY DUCKLING …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • duckling — See: ugly duckling …   Словарь американских идиом

  • duckling — noun Date: 15th century a young duck …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • duckling — /duk ling/, n. a young duck. [1400 50; late ME; see DUCK1, LING1] * * * …   Universalium

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”