- From (northern) Middle English yukun, from Old English gikkan, cognate with Dutch jeuk (Wiktionary)
“And all those prostitutes parading their wares, yeuk!”
“Loose and missing teeth, soft, bleeding gums, the pus-filled, itching follicles of "the yeuk" that so lavishly decorated His Highness's white skin.”
“His Highness cannot suffer from the yeuk, like a common peasant!”
“Ye see, "continued the expert in camping out on hills," the hay an 'the heather gets doon yer neck an' mak's ye yeuk [itch] an 'fidge a' day.”
“Ye'll maybe get a bit dab frae the neb o 'a jockteleg [point of a sheath-knife] that will yeuk [tickle] ye for a day or twa gin ye dinna learn an' that speedily, as Maister Welsh wad say, to keep yer Han's aff my faither's dochter. ”
“An 'at first ye mind that, though after a while gin ye dinna yeuk, ye find it michty oninterestin'! ”
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A place for me to keep words I found (or found anew) while reading Diana Gabaldon's Outlander series. (Culling my enormous "Learned (or Encountered) in Reading" list.)
Anything related to Scottish culture, cuisine, language, history and so on. Does not include Gaelic words unless acceptable (roughly speaking!) in a wider sense.
Oddments culled from my "main" lists that belong in a display cabinet of their own, plus sundry other curiosities. :-)
Hecko, words! I’m so happy I’ve found you. I want to keep you all and never want to lose you again. I hope you like it here.
favorite scrabble words to use on the oblivious
Looking for tweets for yeuk.