jouk
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]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • jouk — (v.) see JOOK (Cf. jook) …   Etymology dictionary

  • jouk — Mid Ulster English to go / to dodge From Scots jouk meaning to dodge …   English dialects glossary

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  • jouk — v. dodge, duck the head; mislead, distract the opponent by making a planned diversion (in football) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • jouk — [dʒu:k] verb Scottish & N. English turn or bend quickly to avoid something. Origin C16: perh. related to duck2 …   English new terms dictionary

  • jouk — I. ˈjük verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: origin unknown intransitive verb 1. dialect a. : duck, dodge …   Useful english dictionary

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