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[kuh n-tuhk]
noun Informal Older Use. (esp. in the Midwest)
  1. Kentucky.
  2. a native or inhabitant of Kentucky.
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Origin of Kentuck

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Historical Examples of kentuck

  • What's the use of my going back to Kentuck and being a worry to her?

    Marion's Faith.

    Charles King

  • I got a helmet, Kentuck, said Pug joyfully, and exhibited his German helmet with pride.

    Grapes of wrath

    Boyd Cable

  • Then Kentuck had recourse to his finger, which he held up to Stumpy.

  • "You may tell the story, Davis," said Kentuck, magnanimously.

  • Kentuck, said Pug very weakly; collar hold o that Germ elmet o mine.

    Grapes of wrath

    Boyd Cable