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[nyook] /nyuk/
noun, Scot.
nook. Unabridged
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  • The girl walked to the neuk window and put her hand on the old wheel.

  • Sairy be your meal-pock, and aye your nieve i' the neuk o't.

    The Proverbs of Scotland Alexander Hislop
  • There was a letter from his wife now holidaying at the neuk Hydropathic.

    Huntingtower John Buchan
  • Deil a word said Leddy Carline tae me for a gey while, as she vrought an' vrought tae gar the saumon quit his neuk.

  • Regaining some momentary composure, the girl turned her eyes once more aside and looked through the neuk window towards the south.

  • Rotha walked to the neuk window and stood to think, her hand on the wheel and her eyes towards the south.

  • I have been improving lately, and have very good hopes of ‘turning a neuk’ and cheating the consumption.

    Life of John Keats Sidney Colvin
  • She put the spinning-wheel into the neuk window-stand and the woo-wheel against the wall.

  • I have been improving lately, and have very good hopes of “turning a neuk” and cheating the consumption.

British Dictionary definitions for neuk


a Scot word for nook
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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