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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Onomatopoeic.

VerbEdit

dook (third-person singular simple present dooks, present participle dooking, simple past and past participle dooked)

  1. (of a ferret) To make a certain clucking sound.
    • Timothy Smith, Chinook the Ferret's Halloween Adventure (page 1)
      The sun has gone down - what's that dooking sound? It must be trick or treating time. I glance across the bedroom floor and I see Chinook and Nikomi's ferret eyes.

NounEdit

dook (plural dooks)

  1. A certain clucking sound made by ferrets.

Etymology 2Edit

From duck.

VerbEdit

dook (third-person singular simple present dooks, present participle dooking, simple past and past participle dooked)

  1. (dialectal) duck
    • 1835, James Baillie Fraser, The Highland smugglers, Volume 2
      But anger is a blin' guide — he dooked from the first blow, an' it passed wi' little ill; an' he raised his drawn sword, an' made a wild cut at my head...

Etymology 3Edit

From Dutch doek (cloth, fabric, canvas), from Middle Dutch doec, from Old Dutch *dōc, from Proto-Germanic *dōkaz (cloth), from Proto-Indo-European *dwōg-, *dwōk- (cloth). See also duck (cloth).

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

dook (plural dooks)

  1. (Britain dialectal) a strong, untwilled linen or cotton.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 4Edit

NounEdit

dook (plural dooks)

  1. (Scotland) A plug of wood driven into a wall to hold a nail, etc.

Etymology 5Edit

NounEdit

dook (uncountable)

  1. (slang) dookie; feces
    • 2016, A. F. Knott, The Trainee
      I'm sick of people messing up my bathroom. [] I don't like seeing logs of dook at the bottom of the bowl when I go in there.

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

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  • Rhymes: -oːk

VerbEdit

dook

  1. singular past indicative of duiken

ScotsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English douken. More at English duck.

NounEdit

dook (plural dooks)

  1. duck (act of ducking)
  2. bathe

VerbEdit

dook (third-person singular present dooks, present participle dookin, past dookit, past participle dookit)

  1. to duck
  2. to bathe

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Dutch doeck (cloth, linen, garment). More at English duck (canvas).

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

dook (plural dooks)

  1. A strong, untwilled linen or cotton fabric; duck
Derived termsEdit