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Definition of word gowk
Examples of word
_Durak_, -- a "ninny" or "gowk" -- is sent to take care of the children of
The Scotch employ the term "gowk" to express a fool in general, but more especially an April fool; and among them the practice which we have described is called
GOWKED, from "gowk," to stand staring and gaping like a fool.
Thus "hunting the gowk" is to send someone on a fool's errand.
I looked at the Bailie, who acknowledged, in a whisper, “that the gowk had some reason for singing, ance in the year.”
Words related to
to give one the gowk
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