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First published 1974 (SND Vol. IX).
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UIKO, n.1 Also uiky, yuiko. The fish Cottus, applied to the father-lasher, Cottus bubalis, and to the sea-scorpion or bull-head, Cottus scorpius (Ork. 1929 Marw.). Also in comb. sea-uiky, id. (Ib.). [′øko]

[Norw. ulk, ulke, id.]

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