eke

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1eke

adverb \ˈēk\

Definition of EKE

archaic
:  also

Origin of EKE

Middle English, from Old English ēac; akin to Old High German ouh also, Latin aut or, Greek au again
First Known Use: before 12th century

2eke

transitive verb
ekedek·ing

Definition of EKE

1
archaic :  increase, lengthen
2
:  to get with great difficulty —usually used with out <eke out a living>

Origin of EKE

Middle English, from Old English īecan, ēcan; akin to Old High German ouhhōn to add, Latin augēre to increase, Greek auxein
First Known Use: before 12th century

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