bouk

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noun

in sense 1 ˈbük,
in sense 2 ˈbu̇k
plural -s
1
chiefly Scottish
a
: the body of a person
b
: an animal carcass
a mutton bouk
2
: omasum

bouk

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ˈbük

dialectal British variant of bulk

bouk

3 of 3
"

Scottish variant of buck:7

Word History

Etymology

Noun

Middle English, belly, body, from Old English būc belly

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“Bouk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bouk. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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