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verb (used without object) Scot. and North England.
to peep; look furtively: keeking through the window blinds.
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Origin of keek

First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English kiken, cognate with or from Middle Dutch, Middle Low German kīken
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British Dictionary definitions for keek

keek
/ (kiːk) /

noun, verb
a Scot word for peep 1

Word Origin for keek

C18: probably from Middle Dutch kīken to look
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