[ hook ]
/ huk /
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noun, plural Huks.
a member of the Hukbong Mapagpalaya ng Bayan (People's Liberation Army ), a Communist agrarian revolutionary group in central Luzon in the Philippines.
a member of the Hukbalahap, an anti-Japanese resistance group in central Luzon during World War II.
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Origin of Huk
Shortening of Tagalog hukbo army
Words nearby Huk
huisache, Hui Tsung, Huitzilopochtli, Huizhou, Huizinga, Huk, hula, Hula-Hoop, hula-hula, hula skirt, huldre
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How to use Huk in a sentence
The principal doctor said that the lodge at Pa-huk´ was the head.Legends of The Kaw|Carrie de Voe
Of all these lodges that you have visited, that lodge at Pa-huk´ is the head.Pawnee Hero Stories and Folk-Tales|George Bird Grinnell
He led Huk to the table set in front of the tent, where he brought out a portable typewriter and opened and set it up.
He sat on one chair, and Huk, gingerly holding his aspergill before him as though to protect himself, sat on the other.
George took a number of photographs, including several of Huk as he sat talking with Sidney.