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beck

verb

Definition of beck

archaic

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  beckon



Origin of beck

Middle English, alteration of beknen


First Known Use: 13th century

Rhymes with beck


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beck

noun

Definition of beck

  1. 1 chiefly Scottish :  bow, curtsy

  2. 2 a :  a beckoning gesture b :  summons, bidding

at one's beck and call
  1. :  ready to obey one's command immediately



14th Century

First Known Use of beck

14th century


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beck

play
noun \ˈbek\

Definition of beck

British

  1. :  creek 2



Origin of beck

Middle English bek, from Old Norse bekkr; akin to Old English bæc brook, Old High German bah, Lithuanian bėgti to flee — more at phobia


First Known Use: 14th century



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