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or lookee

[loo k-ee] /ˈlʊk i/
interjection, Older Use.
look; look here.
Origin of looky
First recorded in 1875-80; alteration of imperative look ye! Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • "But looky here, Larry," cried Jasper suddenly and suspiciously.

    Woodcraft Alan Douglas
  • "Say, looky here, Abe: I want to tell you something," Morris broke in.

    Potash & Perlmutter Montague Glass
  • But looky here, Huck, who wuz it dat 'uz killed in dat shanty ef it warn't you?

    Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Complete Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • looky for me, Jack war one of the lot as had coom up through the cave.

    Through the Fray G. A. Henty
  • Say, looky here; if you are Harvey Wilks, when'd you come to this town?

    Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Complete Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • Yaw, I forgots him; I puts dem pullets in mine hat yesterday and I dinks dey was lost; dat is looky, ain't it?

    The Lost Trail Edward S. Ellis
  • But looky here, Billy, how does it come you're in this cranky boat?

    Fred Fenton on the Crew Allen Chapman
  • Hurley stared at the boy in open-mouthed astonishment: "looky here, kid, I thought you said you never worked in the woods before!"

  • Now, looky here, Barb'ry; I'm not a-goin' to give him no sech amount.

    The Graysons Edward Eggleston
  • looky here, didn't yer hear me tell yer last night ter get outen this place?

    Darry the Life Saver Frank V. Webster

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