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Examples from the Web for eek
And so how is it that Rousseff still managed to eek out a win, when both media coverage and investors strongly were against her?What Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff Can Teach Hillary Clinton
October 29, 2014
And eek it is, &c., 'and moreover it is not likely that ever in all thy life thou wilt stand in her favour.'
With reference to the present passage, Mr. Jephson says that and eek his aventaille is a perfect example of bathos.
Koch reads 'Dreygh eek' for 'And eek,' in l. 163, where 'Dreygh' means 'endured.'
Cf. 'what eek yif my mutabilitee yiveth thee rightful cause of hope to han yit beter thinges?'
Hence, Koch proposes to read That hight instead of And eek; but we have no authority for this.Chaucer's Works, Volume 3 (of 7)
Word Origin and History for eek
sound of a squeak of fear, by 1940.
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