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Brit, Austral, and NZ informal a doctor; physician or surgeon
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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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According to one, view expressed on the "Quackwatch" homepage [24]: "Quackery is not an all-or-nothing phenomenon," and although most definitions suggest that "quackery involves deliberate deception," its paramount characteristic is "promotion (the "quacking'" aspect), rather than fraud, greed or misinformation".
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. To be real for Industry Canada you had to sound real.