yeuk

verb
\ ˈyük How to pronounce yeuk (audio) \
variants: or less commonly yuke
yeuked also yuked; yeuking also yuking; yeuks also yukes

Definition of yeuk

intransitive verb

chiefly Scotland

First Known Use of yeuk

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for yeuk

Middle English (northern) yukyn, from Old English giccan — more at itch

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“Yeuk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yeuk. Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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