erk

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

erk (plural erks)

  1. (Britain, slang) a member of the groundcrew in the RAF.
    • 2004, Andrea Levy, Small Island, London: Review, Chapter Nine, p. 345,[1]
      But I wasn’t accepted for flying duty—eyesight failed me. Neither was Frank, which, I’m ashamed to say, I found a relief. We were both channelled as aircrafthands, known to everyone as erks.

Etymology 2[edit]

Interjection[edit]

erk

  1. Expressing trepidation; eek.

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Uzbek[edit]

Noun[edit]

erk (plural erklar)

  1. freedom; liberty