Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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QUACK, n. Also kwack. A brief moment, a trice, in phr. in a quack, quick(ly) (Ork. 1882 Jam., Ork. 1967).

[Imit. of a short, sharp sound. Cf. Crack, n.1]

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"Quack n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 20 Apr 2019 <>



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