duckhouse


duckhouse
/ˈdʌkhaʊs/ (say 'dukhows)

noun
1. a shelter or enclosure for ducks.
phrase Obsolete
2. that's one up against your duckhouse, (an exclamation identifying a difficulty or obstacle.)
3. upset someone's duckhouse, to upset someone's plans or calculations.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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