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wauk1

verb
  1. a Scot word for wake 1
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wauk2

waulk

verb
  1. (tr) Scot to full (cloth)
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Word Origin

C15: variant of walk
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Examples from the Web for wauk

Historical Examples

  • Wauk sat very close to him, with elbows on her knees, looking as though she would much prefer to be squatted down upon the floor.

    Army Letters from an Officer's Wife, 1871-1888

    Frances M.A. Roe

  • Like the smith's dog, sleep at the sound o' the hammer, and wauk at the crunching o' teeth.

    The Proverbs of Scotland

    Alexander Hislop