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dook

[dook]
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noun
  1. plug(def 17).
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Origin of dook

First recorded in 1800–10; origin uncertain
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Examples from the Web for dook

Historical Examples

  • The dook told me so, brother; you are born to be a great traveller.

    The Romany Rye

    George Borrow

  • Oh, replied Mr. Kettledrum, you should hear the Dook admire it.

    Cradock Nowell, Vol. 2 (of 3)

    Richard Doddridge Blackmore

  • Only let me get up, good Lord—and perhaps he told the Dook so.

    Cradock Nowell, Vol. 1 (of 3)

    Richard Doddridge Blackmore

  • I've driven the dook and the damsel together, as fur as that goes.

  • I s'pose 'ee want to grow up an' be like the Dook, some o' these vine days.


British Dictionary definitions for dook

dook1

douk

noun
  1. Scot a wooden plug driven into a wall to hold a nail, screw, etc
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Word Origin

of unknown origin

dook2

douk

Scot
verb
  1. to dip or plunge
  2. to bathe
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noun
  1. an instance of dipping, plunging, or bathing
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Word Origin

a Scot form of duck ²
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