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- v. Alternative form of steek.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. See steek.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- See steek.
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“Steak,” for example is good Old Norse steik, as in steikja, which meant to roast on a spit.
'At ever I sud hae ta'en steik in claith for sic a deil's buckie!
"I doobt, sir, it would hae broken the Sawbath waur, to fail o 'my word for the sake o' a steik or twa that maittered naething to God or man!" returned the soutar.
"I never thoucht that whaur the leather wad haud the steik," replied the cobbler.
Therefore beware in time, and open not the door that ye may not steik. '
'Yoi,' responded Robin, 'we hev, but we nivver steik' em. '
‘Yoi,’ responded Robin, ‘we hev, but we nivver steik ’em.’
But I trow I ran; an 'I tak ye to witness I garred ye steik the door. "
The verra name o 'mither gars him steik his lugs an' rin. "
Ye had better steik your gab -- cut your stick -- and pack off, gin ye be wise. "
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