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stook

[ stook, stook ]
/ stʊk, stuk /
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noun
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
to stack sheaves of grain; form a pile of straw.
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Origin of stook

1400–50; late Middle English stouk,Old English stūc heap; cognate with Middle Low German stūke,German Stauche; akin to stock

OTHER WORDS FROM stook

stooker, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for stook

stook
/ (stuːk) /

noun
a number of sheaves set upright in a field to dry with their heads together
verb
(tr) to set up (sheaves) in stooks

Derived forms of stook

stooker, noun

Word Origin for stook

C15: variant of stouk, of Germanic origin; compare Middle Low German stūke, Old High German stūhha sleeve
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