steek

play
verb \ˈstēk\

Definition of steek

chiefly Scotland

  1. :  shut, close

Examples of steek in a Sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of steek

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



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