from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A Scotch form of
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
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To "bauk" is to leave small strips of land unturned in ploughing.
I think the poor people who are living in there car should be able to more into the extra mansion rooms of the CEO bauk outs
L before k is silent; as in balk, walk, talk; pronounced bauk, wauk, tauk.
Nothing remains of these apartments beyond their windows, three beautiful stone mantelpieces, and two or three massive oak bauk-beams.
Hugh Miller's uncle Sandy, giving the poor man the "cast of the bauk," even to his own hurt.
"'Oh, I'm des toler'ble myse'f, Sis Cow; sorter linger'n' twix 'a bauk en a break-down,' sez Brer Rabbit, sezee.