steek t' door of your house--if ye own one--and t' door o' your heart--if ye own one--and then ye'll never rue.
It wad ill become me, efter a' he's dune for us, to steek the door in's face.
The lovely "steek" with the gravy in it—that is to say, nearly raw—was now ready, and father and son adjourned to the next room.
In Thrums the word used is steek, and sneck seemed to the inhabitants so droll and ridiculous that Hobart got the name of Snecky.
"steek," melodious for stitch, has a combined sense of closing or fastening.
Man, I fully meant to turn the bairn, but she ran by at sic a steek 'at there was nae stoppin' her.