quack

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quack

Brit, Austral, and NZ informal a doctor; physician or surgeon

What does it mean when you dream about a quack?

A denigrating word for an incompetent doctor, or the sound that a duck makes, especially if the dreamer is looking forward with anticipation to the duck hunting season.

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Tammany Fire District #1 says even with realistic quacking sounds coming from his cellphone, it took Firefighter Cody Knecht about 90 minutes to catch the first four baby mallards in the southeast Louisiana community of Slidell.
First, Daisy was recorded quacking in an anechoic chamber, a special room with jagged surfaces that produces no sound reflections.
This was a bit like saying you aren't a duck unless you are quacking.