Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To roost; perch.
- To lie down; be flat.
- To stoop or incline the body with a quick motion, or suddenly shift one's position so as to avoid or mitigate a blow, or conceal one's self; duck or dodge.
- To bow or courtesy; make obeisance.
- v. Alternative form of juke.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. See juke.
“Leastwise, he doesna strike me except when he's mortal, and syne I can jouk him.”
“Now gang your ways hame, like a gude bairn --- jouk and let the jaw gae by --- Keep out o 'sight o' Rashleigh, and Morris, and that MacVittie animal”
“It was blithe and heartsome to go birling to Skeighan in the train; it was grand to jouk round Barbie on the nichts at e'en!”
“Now gang your ways hame, like a gude bairn -- jouk and let the jaw gae by -- Keep out o 'sight o' Rashleigh, and”
“I pick out sleekit (sly) which I know from Burns, but most words: swick (cheat) swither (dither) and jouk (dodge) are new to me.”
“No doubt this gentleman knows what he is doing, and has assurances of the young lady’s safety — So you must jouk and let the jaw gae by, as we say.””
“Now gang your ways hame, like a gude bairn — jouk and let the jaw gae by — Keep out o’ sight”
“No doubt this gentleman knows what he is doing, and has assurances of the young lady's safety -- So you must jouk and let the jaw gae by, as we say. ”
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