1. ducks and drakes a game in which a flat stone is bounced along the surface of calm water
  2. nooks and crannies something remote
  3. genus Antidorcas springboks
  4. thousand times by three orders of magnitude
  5. genus Andricus cynipid gall wasps, chiefly affecting oaks
  6. grand dragon a high ranking person in the Ku Klux Klan
  7. backhand drive a hard straight return made on the backhand side
  8. Dicksonia antarctica of Australia and Tasmania
  9. testatrix a female testator
  10. grand duchess the wife of a grand duke or a woman holding that rank in her own right
  11. snakes and ladders a board game for children who use dice to move counters up ladders and down snakes
  12. cut-and-dried according to ordinary expectations
  13. designated driver the member of a party who is designated to refrain from alcohol and so is sober when it is time to drive home
  14. Dicksoniaceae tree ferns: genera Dicksonia, Cibotium, Culcita, and Thyrsopteris elegans
  15. Cassandra (Greek mythology) a prophetess in Troy during the Trojan War whose predictions were true but were never believed
  16. Dysdercus a genus of slender long-legged bugs that feed on the developing seeds of cotton and stain it
  17. Kantrex antibiotic used to treat severe infections
  18. accent mark a diacritical mark used to indicate stress or placed above a vowel to indicate a special pronunciation
  19. accentuate stress or single out as important
  20. knock-down-and-drag-out extremely violent