meck

/ (mɛk) /

noun

Northeast Scot dialect a variant of maik

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We’ve gathered some interesting words donated to English from Portuguese … as well as some that just don’t translate at all. Do you know what they mean?
Question 1 of 11
Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
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Example sentences from the Web for meck

  • I can meck ten for one jist as easy—Dee don' know him—Dee think he ain' nuthing but a cur dawg—dats what I told 'em.

    John Marvel, Assistant|Thomas Nelson Page
  • Der's plenty mo,' jes' as good and better, too, and you'll meck her sorry some day.

    John Marvel, Assistant|Thomas Nelson Page