louk

1 of 3

verb

ˈlük
-ed/-ing/-s
dialectal, England
: weed

louk

2 of 3

transitive verb

ˈlau̇k
-ed/-ing/-s
dialectal, England

louk

3 of 3

noun

"
plural -s
dialectal, England

Word History

Etymology

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

origin unknown

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“Louk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/louk. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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