Meaning of DUCK in English

DUCK

n.

Function: noun

Etymology: Dutch doek cloth; akin to Old High German tuoh cloth

Date: 1640

1 : a durable closely woven usually cotton fabric

2 plural : light clothes and especially trousers made of duck

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.