aik

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See also: -aik and aik-

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse aka (to drive, sail, navigate), from Proto-Germanic *akaną.

Verb[edit]

aik (third-person singular simple present aiks, present participle aiking, simple past and past participle aiked)

  1. (Northern England, Scotland, rare) To drive.
    The herd aiked his neat out to the leas.
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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English ook, oke, aik, ake, from Old English āc (also as Old English ǣċ), from Proto-Germanic *aiks, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eyǵ- (oak).

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Noun[edit]

aik (plural aiks)

  1. (now obsolete, poetic) oak

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