huke

noun
\ ˈhyük \
plural -s

Definition of huke

1 : a medieval hooded cloak worn originally by women but later by both sexes
2 : a late medieval close-fitting gown for either sex

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History and Etymology for huke

Middle English huyke, huke, from Middle Dutch huik

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“Huke.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/huke. Accessed 22 Apr. 2021.

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