duck on a rock

a children's game in which one player stands guard over a stone on a rock while the other players attempt to knock it off by throwing another stone in turn: if the thrower is tagged by the guard while trying to recover the stone, the two players then change positions. Also called duck on the rock, duck on drake.

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  • duck on a rock — or duck on the rock also duck on drake : a game in which each player has a stone that he places on a rock for other players to try to knock off before retrieving their own stones without getting tagged by the first player * * * a children s game… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • duck and drake — I. variant of ducks and drakes II. noun : duck on a rock …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Rock duck — Rock Rock, n. [OF. roke, F. roche; cf. Armor. roc h, and AS. rocc.] 1. A large concreted mass of stony material; a large fixed stone or crag. See {Stone}. [1913 Webster] Come one, come all! this rock shall fly From its firm base as soon as I. Sir …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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