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laik

/leɪk/
verb (Northern English, dialect)
1.
when intr, often foll by about. to play (a game, etc)
2.
(intransitive) to be on holiday, esp to take a day off work
3.
(intransitive) to be unemployed
Word Origin
C14: leiken, from Old Norse leika; related to Old English lacan to manoeuvre; compare lark²
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