steek

verb
\ ˈstēk How to pronounce steek (audio) \
steeked; steeking; steeks

Definition of steek

chiefly Scotland
: shut, close

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Examples of steek in a Sentence

Macleod threatened to steek the door in my face if I ever said a word against the Scots again.

First Known Use of steek

13th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for steek

Middle English steken to pierce, fix, enclose; akin to Old English stician to pierce — more at stick

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The first known use of steek was in the 13th century

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“Steek.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/steek. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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