Definition of Steeks
1. steek [v] - See also: steek
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Steeks
Literary usage of Steeks
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1887)
"Den we came to anudder street, Where all was butcher's shops ; Dare was a tarnal sight of meat, An steeks, an mutton-chops. 63. ..."
2. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1861)
"cried the tailor; and his fingers flew with the needle, and he took that lang steeks, that he was just come to the end of the ..."
3. The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1900 by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch (1902)
"... ne'er steeks his e'e— And werena my heart's licht, I wad dee. Were I but young for thee, as I hae been, We should hae been gallopin' doun in yon green, ..."
4. The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1900 by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch (1908)
"And now he gaes daund'ring about the dykes, And a' he dow do is to hund the tykes : The live-lang nicht he ne'er steeks his e'e — And werena my heart's ..."