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dook

[ dook ]
/ duk /
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noun
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Origin of dook

First recorded in 1800–10; origin uncertain
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British Dictionary definitions for dook (1 of 2)

dook1

douk

/ (dʊk) /

noun
Scot a wooden plug driven into a wall to hold a nail, screw, etc

Word Origin for dook

of unknown origin

British Dictionary definitions for dook (2 of 2)

dook2

douk

Scot

verb
to dip or plunge
to bathe
noun
an instance of dipping, plunging, or bathing

Word Origin for dook

a Scot form of duck ²
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