yeuk

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From (northern) Middle English yuken, from Old English ġyccan (to itch), from *jukjaną (to itch), cognate with Dutch jeuken (to itch). More at itch.

Noun[edit]

yeuk (plural yeuks)

  1. (Scotland) itch, a prickly feeling

Verb[edit]

yeuk (third-person singular simple present yeuks, present participle yeuking, simple past and past participle yeuked)

  1. (Scotland) to itch, irritate the skin

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