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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of keek.


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  • She rubbed the spittle into his skin in a businesslike way, bent close enough that he could smell the ancient sweat of her and see the lice crawling in the grizzled hair that keeked from the edge of her rusty-black shawl.

    A Breath of Snow and Ashes

  • To-day he paid no heed to the merchant, when, having just keeked in at the schoolroom to tell Dr. Colin and old Brooks he would be back in a minute to join the dregy, he went up the stairs with Gilian.

    Gilian The Dreamer His Fancy, His Love and Adventure

  • We lay buried to the head in bracken that filled one side of the byre, and keeked through the plenteous holes in the dry-stone wall at the passing army.

    John Splendid The Tale of a Poor Gentleman, and the Little Wars of Lorn

  • 'I creepit up, an' I keeked within the openin 'o't, an' there I saw twa hunters sittin 'at board -- eatin', and whiles drinkin 'the blood-red wine -- ane o' them was the bonniest man e'er I saw i 'my life, but he had the sorrowfullest eyes e'er set i' a man's face.

    Border Ghost Stories

  • "A juist keeked inside the bit envelope," came the unblushing reply.

    The Long Trick

  • Then she felt round in the dark and keeked about, wondering what kind of place she was in.

    The Right Stuff Some Episodes in the Career of a North Briton

  • What's more, naybours, I don't mind admittin 'to you that after the man had paid an' left, I slipped to the door an 'keeked out after him -- an' that story of his about it bein 'his rent-money was all a flam.

    Nicky-Nan, Reservist

  • When Mr. Dishart gave out Ezra he a sort o 'keeked round the kirk to find out if he had puzzled onybody, and so there was a kind o' a competition among the congregation wha would lay hand on it first.

    The Little Minister

  • I keeked through a hole in the door, and I saw it was an Egyptian lassie

    The Little Minister

  • It was on the hasp, an 'he pushed it open, an' keeked bauldly in.

    Masterpieces of Mystery, Vol. 1 (of 4) Ghost Stories


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