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duck

(dŭk)
n.
1. Any of various wild or domesticated waterbirds of the family Anatidae, characteristically having a broad flat bill, short legs, and webbed feet.
2. A female duck.
3. The flesh of a duck used as food.
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SPENCER: GENEROUS THOUGHT HAD Dewhurst Stakes entry, but that wasn't taken up and has caught the eye on the gallops since breaking duck at Pontefract.
Given too much to do when a fast-finishing third at Sandown, but showed that was no fluke when breaking duck under today's rider at Fontwell.
Had failed to justify stable confidence until breaking duck in a novice chase last month, when he settled better than previously.