From (northern) Middle English yuken, from Old English ġyccan (“to itch”), from *jukjaną (“to itch”), cognate with Dutch jeuken (“to itch”). More at itch.
yeuk (plural yeuks)
- (Scotland) itch, a prickly feeling
yeuk (third-person singular simple present yeuks, present participle yeuking, simple past and past participle yeuked)
- (Scotland) to itch, irritate the skin