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[purk] /pɜrk/
perk3 . Unabridged
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  • Mars' perc'val, he say he's sorry he let him come home, but lordy massy!

    Maid Sally Harriet A. Cheever
  • When perc gets to hating a fellow he doesn't stop half way, but goes the whole hog.

    The Aeroplane Boys Flight John Luther Langworthy
  • This is equally true of birds and scenery, the views of perc Rock being the finest that have fallen under our notice.

  • "Wonder if perc happens to be looking this way right now," Andy went on to say.

    The Aeroplane Boys Flight John Luther Langworthy
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perk 1


Percolated coffee (1950s+)


To run smoothly and well; percolate: The project's perking now (1925+)

perk 2


Extra money, privileges, fringe benefits, etc, pertaining to a job or assignment: His men were delighted to be in Afghanistan, he said, mostly because of the perks

[1824+; fr perquisite]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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has passed soil percolation test
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