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[dook] /duk/
plug (def 17).
Origin of dook
1800-10; origin uncertain Unabridged
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Historical Examples
  • I'd like nothing better than to run down one o' them dook machines!

    The Stolen Singer Martha Idell Fletcher Bellinger
  • Oh, replied Mr. Kettledrum, you should hear the dook admire it.

    Cradock Nowell, Vol. 2 (of 3) Richard Doddridge Blackmore
  • You orter know, dook, as no lidy ever goes inter them plices in wot she's bin a wearin' afore she cleaned herself.

    Aladdin of London Sir Max Pemberton
  • I s'pose 'ee want to grow up an' be like the dook, some o' these vine days.

  • I'm not what us back-blockers call a parlour-man, though I may be a dook; but neither the one nor the other is my fault.

    My Lord Duke E. W. Hornung
  • The big one did not deign a look, but walked along, like prince or dook.

  • Vell, Matt knows more as anypody aboudt modors, und so Prady dook him off.

    Motor Matt's Air Ship Stanley R. Matthews
  • Say, dook, your outfit was working with ours at Chamfort that time, wasn't it?

    Three Soldiers John Dos Passos
  • Only let me get up, good Lord—and perhaps he told the dook so.

    Cradock Nowell, Vol. 1 (of 3) Richard Doddridge Blackmore
  • It didn't matter in the boundary rider, but p'r'aps it might in the dook.

    My Lord Duke E. W. Hornung
British Dictionary definitions for dook


(Scot) a wooden plug driven into a wall to hold a nail, screw, etc
Word Origin
of unknown origin


to dip or plunge
to bathe
an instance of dipping, plunging, or bathing
Word Origin
a Scot form of duck²
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