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jouk

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[jook] /dʒuk/ Scot.
noun
1.
a sudden, elusive movement.
verb (used with or without object)
2.
to dodge or duck.
Origin of jouk
1510-1520
First recorded in 1510-20; apparently variant of duck2
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jouk

/dʒʊk/
verb
1.
to duck or dodge
noun
2.
a sudden evasive movement
Word Origin
C16: of uncertain origin
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v.

see jook.

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