A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)

Hide Quotations Hide Etymology Cite this entry

Cleuk, Cluik, n.2 [Of obscure origin.] A club. Also attrib. with heid. — Fourtie tua golff clubis … ane hundretht cluik heid; 1622 Edinb. Test. LI. 201.
Sundrie of the wreights … with cleukis and balstones in thair hands, paseing frae house to house … strecking the people thairin; 1653 Glasgow B. Rec. II. 259.

You may wish to vary the format shown below depending on the citation style used.

"Cleuk n.2". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 18 Oct 2021 <https://www.dsl.ac.uk/entry/dost/cleuk_n_2>

5986

dost

Try an Advanced Search

Browse DOST:

    Loading...

Share: