ruptured duck

noun

Definition of ruptured duck

slang
: the symbol of an eagle with outspread wings depicted in the honorable service emblem for men and women of the U.S. armed forces

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First Known Use of ruptured duck

1945, in the meaning defined above

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“Ruptured duck.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ruptured%20duck. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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