dook

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Onomatopoeic.

Verb[edit]

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.
Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

dook (plural dooks)

  1. A certain clucking sound made by ferrets.

Etymology 2[edit]

From duck.

Verb[edit]

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

  1. (dialectal) Alternative form of duck (verb)
    • 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 3[edit]

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 forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

dook (plural dooks)

  1. (Britain dialectal) a strong, untwilled linen or cotton.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

Noun[edit]

dook (plural dooks)

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

Etymology 5[edit]

Noun[edit]

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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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -oːk

Verb[edit]

dook

  1. singular past indicative of duiken

Scots[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English douken. More at English duck.

Noun[edit]

dook (plural dooks)

  1. duck (act of ducking)
  2. bathe

Verb[edit]

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

  1. to duck
  2. to bathe

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

dook (plural dooks)

  1. A strong, untwilled linen or cotton fabric; duck
Derived terms[edit]