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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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Mum Amy Duckers, 27, told Manchester magistrates: "He came rushing up, and as I looked over my shoulder he punched her in the face...
A neighbour then saw a colleague who was with her husband, and it is alleged he then came over and punched the baby, leaving a "very big fist mark" on her forehead, according to Ms Duckers.
It is aimed at a wide audience of youngsters, Duckers primarily aged between six and 12.
Former Birmingham Post business editor John Duckers and his latest book
Duckers provides an extensive understanding and working knowledge of cell biology and mechanisms as they relate to improving heart function and repairing damaged heart tissue,” said Howard T.
This reduction by half goes well beyond the 10 percent typically seen in heart attack patients, Duckers said.
Duckers and colleagues recruited 11 men and three women for the prospective, double-blind, placebo-controlled study.
Duckers stood impassive as a jury of four women and eight men cleared him of breaching the 10-year order.
SINGLED OUT: Mike Crisp (left) and runner-up Steve Townsend and mixed doubles winners Peter Dennis and Kate Perkins (left) who beat Janet Robinson and Paul Jennings; DOUBLING UP: Ladies' doubles winners Viv Duckers and Alison Ducker (left) with runners-up Linda Clements and Kay Tomalin.
Team leader Martin Duckers said the tragic death of a 16-year-old carer last November had been 'a wake-up call'.
John Duckers, a former business editor at the Mail's sister paper the Birmingham Post, wrote the book three decades ago.
John Duckers, a former Post business editor, wrote the book three decades ago, when he lived in Scotland, after a linkup with charity Cure Leukaemia.