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"Better than grubbing for bugs in the dirty earth, this nice clean cool water," quacked he, and he was as happy as happy could be.
SEVEN O'CLOCK STORIESROBERT GORDON ANDERSON
The greedy duck snatched it, and in less than half a minute she opened her great bill again, and quacked for more.
They quacked and scuffled in the thick reeds at night, as we walked near them.
The Duck quacked and made a great noise, but she was soon silenced.
CANADIAN FAIRY TALESCYRUS MACMILLAN
The duck flew in, as before, and the prince caught her by the wing; she quacked, and tried to get away.
POLISH FAIRY TALESA. J. GLINSKI
And the duck fluttered along the ground, and its head came likewise; and when it had come part to part the duck stood and quacked.
Every few steps it halted, looked back and quacked, as if to say, Come along.
Every time a flight of ducks appeared, our tethered ducks quacked lustily, the drake keeping silent; and it was effective.
THE HOUSEBOAT BOOKWILLIAM F. WAUGH
Then, finding him uninjured, he flapped his wings and quacked loud and long, as if in thankfulness.
Then she paddled on and quacked to her children with her anxious old voice and wore a distressful look in her eyes.
THE PONDCARL EWALD

WORD OF THE DAY

hardscrabbleadjective | [hahrd-skrab-uhl ]SEE DEFINITION