- (in the former U.S.S.R.) an inmate of a forced-labor camp.
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Historical Examples of zek
How does Hankins know that 'Zek'el's livin' creeters means one thing more'n another?
No, my beloved and respected feller-citizen of native birth, it's as plain to me as the wheels of 'Zek'el and the year 1843.
Zechstein, zek′stīn, n. a deposit of calcareous rock which covers the Kupfer-schiefer.
"Russian condemned person in a prison or labor camp," 1968, from Russian zek, probably representing a vocalization of z/k, abbreviation of zaklyuchennyi "prisoner."