noun Scot. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for neuk

Historical Examples of neuk

  • The girl walked to the neuk window and put her hand on the old wheel.

  • Sairy be your meal-pock, and aye your nieve i' the neuk o't.

    The Proverbs of Scotland

    Alexander Hislop

  • There was a letter from his wife now holidaying at the Neuk Hydropathic.


    John Buchan

  • Deil a word said Leddy Carline tae me for a gey while, as she vrought an' vrought tae gar the saumon quit his neuk.

  • Regaining some momentary composure, the girl turned her eyes once more aside and looked through the neuk window towards the south.

British Dictionary definitions for neuk



a Scot word for nook
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