duck-egg blue meaning, duck-egg blue definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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duck-egg blue

  

      n  
a    a pale greenish-blue colour  
b    (as adj.)  
duck-egg blue walls     
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duck, ducker, duckie, Duce

Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
exp.
expression used to designate something that happens very rarely
exp.
state securities laws
exp.
shout (as a sign of discontentment or anger)
n.
brothers of the blue eye
n.
a heavy cotton fabric of plain weave; used for clothing or tents
also known as "cotton duck" or "duck canvas"
exp.
the best, the dog's bollocks , the bee's knees
n.
fleshy part of stone fruits (egg. peaches, plums)
protease
exp.
The duck's nuts, the best, the top.
exp.
(about a positive event/situation) happen out of the blue, without any effort from the impacted persons
n.
a prank on Twitter consisting of posting a link to a picture of a duck on wheels
exp.
the duck's nuts, the best, the dog's bollocks
exp.
have everything together; have all things settled/organized
E.g.: Just when I had got all my ducks in a row and I was ready to go, I received a call and had to cancel my trip.

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