ilka

adjective
il·​ka | \ ˈil-kə How to pronounce ilka (audio) \

Definition of ilka

chiefly Scotland
: each, every

First Known Use of ilka

13th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ilka

Middle English, from ilk + a (indefinite article)

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“Ilka.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ilka. Accessed 20 Apr. 2021.

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