Origin of eek
How to use eek in a sentence
And so how is it that Rousseff still managed to eek out a win, when both media coverage and investors strongly were against her?What Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff Can Teach Hillary Clinton|Heather Arnet|October 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To throw a smooth and delicious spirit like The Glenrothes Select Reserve into a cocktail—eek!
Koch reads 'Dreygh eek' for 'And eek,' in l. 163, where 'Dreygh' means 'endured.'
Cf. 'what eek yif my mutabilitee yiveth thee rightful cause of hope to han yit beter thinges?'
Hence, Koch proposes to read That hight instead of And eek; but we have no authority for this.Chaucer's Works, Volume 3 (of 7)|Geoffrey Chaucer
And eek it is, &c., 'and moreover it is not likely that ever in all thy life thou wilt stand in her favour.'
I wol nat letten eek noon of this route, I desire not to hinder eke (also) none of all this company.