louk

verb
\ ˈlük \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of louk

 (Entry 1 of 3)

dialectal, England
: weed
\ ˈlau̇k \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of louk (Entry 2 of 3)

dialectal, England

louk

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of louk (Entry 3 of 3)

dialectal, England

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History and Etymology for louk

Verb

Middle English lowken, luken to weed, pull out, from Old English lūcan to pull up (a weed); akin to Middle Low German lūken to pull, Old High German liochan to pluck, pull out, Old Norse lok weeds, Latin lugēre to mourn

Transitive verb

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“Louk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/louk. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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