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See also: juke and jook

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EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

jouk (third-person singular simple present jouks, present participle jouking, simple past and past participle jouked)

  1. Alternative form of juke

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for jouk in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


ScotsEdit

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

jouk (third-person singular present jouks, present participle joukin, past jouked, past participle jouked)

  1. (transitive or intransitive) To duck; to move away quickly to avoid (something); to evade.
  2. (intransitive) To bow, to cower.
  3. (transitive) To duck into water; to souse.

NounEdit

jouk (plural jouks)

  1. A quick, evasive movement.
  2. A bow or curtsey.
  3. A trick; a deception.
  4. (of a river) A bend, a meander.

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VepsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *joukko.

NounEdit

jouk

  1. group