jouk

jouk
jouk (v.) see JOOK (Cf. jook).

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  • Jouk — (j[=oo]k), v. i. See {Juke}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jouk — jouk·ery; jouk; …   English syllables

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

  • jouk — see jouk and let the jaw go by …   Proverbs new dictionary

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  • jouk and let the jaw go by — A Scottish proverb counselling prudent or evasive action when trouble threatens. The phrase to jouk and let the jaw go by is also found. 1721 J. KELLY Scottish Proverbs 189 Juck [stoop], and let the jaw [rush of water] go o’er you. That is,… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • jouk — /joohk/, Scot. n. 1. a sudden, elusive movement. v.t., v.i. 2. to dodge or duck. Also, jook. [1510 20; appar. var. of DUCK2] * * * …   Universalium

  • 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

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