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  • n. Plural form of heuk.


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  • Beatin heuks ontae tippets an they're hingin on his chair.

    The Fisherman's Wife

  • Beatin heuks ontae tippets = attaching hooks to leaders syne = in time

    The Fisherman's Wife

  • Ye belang half a mile faurer up, my lad; ye'll bite aff nae mair o 'my heuks.

    The Lilac Sunbonnet

  • They've howkit a trenk, they tell me, 'at nane but a hunter on 's horse cud win ower, an' they're postit alang the toon side o ''t wi' sticks an 'stanes, an' boat heuks, an 'guns an' pistils.

    The Marquis of Lossie


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