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From Middle English kiken, keken, perhaps a borrowing from Middle Dutch kiken, kieken. Related to Scots keek, West Frisian kytse, Dutch kijken, Swedish kika, Icelandic kíkja.



kyke (third-person singular simple present kykes, present participle kyking, simple past and past participle kyked)

  1. (obsolete) To look steadfastly; to gaze.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for kyke in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913)