duck call

noun

Definition of duck call 

: a device for imitating the calls of ducks

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The students then asked Swenson to use a duck call. Paul A. Smith, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Smith: Outdoor education expo offers skills and activities," 19 May 2018 The festival will also feature food, children’s activities, silent auctions, retriever demonstrations, carving competitions, goose and duck calling competitions and lots more. baltimoresun.com, "37th annual Decoy & Wildlife Art Festival returns to Havre de Grace next weekend," 2 May 2018 But the idea – no matter how bookish – renewed my fascination and duck calling practice. Author: Christine Cunningham, Alaska Dispatch News, "If it quacks like a duck, it might also be haiku to the ear of a hunter," 10 Oct. 2017 The five-note series used in many duck calls reminded me of the first line of a haiku. Author: Christine Cunningham, Alaska Dispatch News, "If it quacks like a duck, it might also be haiku to the ear of a hunter," 10 Oct. 2017 The duck call itself is a wind instrument not unlike the harmonica. Author: Christine Cunningham, Alaska Dispatch News, "If it quacks like a duck, it might also be haiku to the ear of a hunter," 10 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of duck call

1872, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of duck call was in 1872

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