Is "duckie" same thing with "duck"?
Yes, a "duckie", normally spelled, "ducky" in this context refers to a "duck". However, the word "duckie" cannot be used in place of the word "duck" out of this context. "Duckie" is generally only in the context of referring to a "rubber duckie" which is the name of the yellow toy duck. Ex: The child is playing with a rubber ducky. Ex: There are rubber duckies floating in the bathtub.
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