from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of juke1.
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- n. Congee.
- v. To dodge; to move quickly to avoid something or to hide; to dart away.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See jouk, joukery.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a Chinese rice gruel eaten for breakfast
- n. a small roadside establishment in the southeastern United States where you can eat and drink and dance to music provided by a jukebox
Congee is called "jook," so maybe next time I should use that word when I confound the folks in Chinatown.
Koreans also eat a kind of rice porridge jook which is similar to Chinese jook or congee, but made with short grain rice.
Last winter, I made fresh pumpkin puree for the first time, and used a lot of the then golden-orange pulp right away to make breads, muffins, soups, and a korean porridge called ho-bahk jook "ho-bahk" means squash, and "jook" refers to any type of porridge, typically made with rice.
When he got home, he found household matters at a standstill, for the bow-legged boy had been tearfully employed in thinking how Jan would despise his old friends when the "jook" had acknowledged him, and he had become a nob.
Jan was very happy, and the brief dream of the "jook" was over, but his heart clung to his old home.
When I turned five, my mother began rubbing my face and arms with pearl creams, and mixing ground pearls into my morning jook - rice porridge - hoping the white essence would permeate my skin.
It's amazing sometimes just how little credit some folk do deserve ... jook
Beulah would reach down and place her hand on the dogs head, whispering, Shhhh, jook.
When it is done, the jook should be soupy and creamy but still have a little chew.
The jook should have a porridge-like consistency; if it becomes very thick too quickly, turn down the heat and stir in more water.
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