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- adj. odd; strange
- adj. ugly
- adj. old
- adj. uncouth
- adj. lonely; dreary; unkard
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Odd; strange; ugly; old; uncouth.
- adj. Lonely; dreary; unkard.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Unusual; odd; strange; ugly; hence, solitary; dangerous. [Obsolete or provincial.]
Frank was frightened without knowing why; it was all so "unked," as he would have expressed it, and as he stared about with terrified eyes he seemed to see mysterious forms moving near.
But a man that's had a deal to do, feels quite unked at first, when he's only got to look and stare about him, and just walk from one room to another, without no employment. '
But he continued with his usual steadiness; 'Why, that was but a unked morning we was together so long, ma'am, in my new summerhouse.
"It isn't often I like to be fidgetted and followed; but anything's better than being alone in that unked place."
"Oh! I say, don't think about home, Mas 'Don, because if you do, I shall too; it do make me so unked."
"Ah, it would make you feel a bit unked, my lad," said the boatswain,
I am glad you young gents come, for it was getting very unked and queer all alone.
"Phew!" he said, with a fresh expiration of the breath; "it's a gashly unked place, and the more you look the unkeder it gets, so here goes."
"I dessay we could find a lot of things here on this side," said Griggs quietly to the boys, who generally kept with him for companion, "but it would be an unked job with shovel and sieve to clear out one of those cells."
"I hope so, sir, but I feel unked like, and as if something's very wrong."