Help support Wordnik by adopting your favorite word!

Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A bend (e.g. in a coast) …the fleet, after exploring the harbours, had doubled the East Neuk, passed safely through St Andrews Bay, and entered the Firth of Tay. --Chronicles of Strathearn (1896) - Rev. John Hunter.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A Scotch form of nook.

Etymologies

See nook (Wiktionary)

Examples

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.

  • He "jokingly" threatened to "neuk" (beat) them with a sjambok he said.

    July 28, 2015