Dook vs Doot - What's the difference?

dook | doot |

As verbs the difference between dook and doot

is that dook is (of a ferret) to make a certain clucking sound or dook can be (dialect) duck while doot is (chiefly|scotland) doubt.

As a noun dook

is a strong, untwilled linen or cotton.

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Etymology 1



(en verb)
  • (of a ferret) To make a certain clucking sound.
  • Etymology 2



    (en verb)
  • (dialect) duck
  • * 1835 , James Baillie Fraser, The Highland smugglers, Volume 2
  • But anger is a blin' guide — he dooked from the first blow, an' it passed wi' little ill; an' he raised his drawn sword, an' made a wild cut at my head...

    Etymology 3

    From (etyl) . See also (l) (cloth).

    Alternative forms

    * (l)


    (en noun)
  • a strong, untwilled linen or cotton.
  • Derived terms
    * (l) * (l) ----




  • (chiefly, Scotland) doubt
  • * {{quote-book, year=1902, author=Jack London, title=A Daughter of the Snows, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage="Mair'd be a bother; an' I doot not ye'll mak' it all richt, lad." }}
  • * {{quote-book, year=1917, author=John Hay Beith, title=All In It: K(1) Carries On, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=No doot he'll try to pass himself off as an officer, for to get better quarters!" }}
  • (chiefly, Scotland) think
  • * {{quote-book, year=1920, author=James C. Welsh, title=The Underworld, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage="I think my pipe's on the mantelshelf," returned Geordie, "but I doot it's empty." }}


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