jook
Juke Juke, v. i. [from Scottish jouk to bow.] To bend the neck; to bow or duck the head. [Written also {jook} and {jouk}.] [1913 Webster]

The money merchant was so proud of his trust that he went juking and tossing of his head. --L' Estrange. [1913 Webster]


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  • jook — Ⅰ. jook (jo͞ok, jo͝ok) n. & v. ▸ Variant of JUKE(Cf. ↑juke)1. Ⅱ. juke1 also jook (jo͞ok, jo͝ok) Southeastern US n. ▸ A roadside or rural establishment offering liquor, dancing, and often gambling and prostitution. Also calle …   Word Histories

  • jook — (v.) dodge, duck, 1510s, Scottish, of unknown origin. Related: Jooked; jooking …   Etymology dictionary

  • jook — jook1 /joohk, jook/, n. Slang. See juke joint. Also called jook joint. jook2 /joohk/, n., v.t., v.i. Scot. jouk. * * * …   Universalium

  • jook — I Scottish Vernacular Dictionary Dodge (Mibbe Jook is not correct spelling please feel free to sort oot!) Or Juke The front of yer jumper or t shirt. Tam goat caught shoapliftin in JJB Sports. He hud three hoodies an a perra adidas trackies up… …   English dialects glossary

  • jook — noun 1. a Chinese rice gruel eaten for breakfast • Syn: ↑congee • Hypernyms: ↑gruel 2. a small roadside establishment in the southeastern United States where you can eat and drink and dance to music provided by a jukebox • Syn: ↑juke, ↑juke joint …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jook — Verb meaning to decieve or set a trap for. Can also be used as noun with appropriate suffix. He jooked Chris out on the play. He gave him the jook ems …   Dictionary of american slang

  • Jook — Verb meaning to decieve or set a trap for. Can also be used as noun with appropriate suffix. He jooked Chris out on the play. He gave him the jook ems …   Dictionary of american slang

  • Jook-sing — is a Cantonese term used to describe an Overseas Chinese person who has grown up in a Western environment. Etymology Jook sing means a grain measuring container made of bamboo (compare the term senk1 daw2 (升斗), daw2 being a kind of rice measurer) …   Wikipedia

  • Jook-sing noodles — is a rare type of Chinese noodle found in some parts of Hong Kong, Macau, and some parts of Guangzhou.ProductionThe noodle is made with egg, and is considered one of the more rare noodle in existence. Historically the chef rides a bamboo log to… …   Wikipedia

  • Jook Walraven — Joannes Theodorus Maria (Jook) Walraven (born Aug 20 1947, Amsterdam) is a Dutch experimental physicist at the Van der Waals Zeeman Institute for experimental physics in Amsterdam. From 1967 he studied physics at the University of Amsterdam. Both …   Wikipedia

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