laik

/ (leɪk) /

verb Northern English dialect

(when intr, often foll by about) to play (a game, etc)
(intr) to be on holiday, esp to take a day off work
(intr) to be unemployed

Word Origin for laik

C14: leiken, from Old Norse leika; related to Old English lacan to manoeuvre; compare lark ²
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