Jook vs Congee - What's the difference?

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Jook is a synonym of congee.


As nouns the difference between jook and congee

is that jook is congee or jook can be while congee is (obsolete) formal departure, ceremonial leave-taking or congee can be a type of thick rice porridge or soup, sometimes prepared with vegetables and/or meat.

As a verb jook

is (scotland|northern england) to dodge; to move quickly to avoid something or to hide; to dart away.

jook

English

Etymology 1

Origin unknown. Compare duck "to lower the head or body" or jink "to make an evasive turn". Attested since the sixteenth century.

Verb

(en verb)
  • (Scotland, northern England) To dodge; to move quickly to avoid something or to hide; to dart away.
  • *2008 , (James Kelman), Kieron Smith, Boy , Penguin 2009, p. 53:
  • *:So ye were on the ground and ye just ran round and jooked through the men going up the stairs, some walking, some running, and if ye got into there nobody could get ye.
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl)

    Noun

    (-)
  • Congee.
  • *{{quote-news, year=2009, date=February 18, author=Mark Bittman, title=Your Morning Pizza, work=New York Times citation
  • , passage=Or it could be that I’ve traveled enough to learn the joys of jook , the Chinese rice porridge also known as congee, which is among my favorite ways to start the day even when seasoned with nothing more than scallions, soy and chopped peanuts

    Etymology 3

    From (etyl) juke, jook,

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Derived terms
    * (l) ----

    congee

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl)

    Alternative forms

    * conge *

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) Formal departure, ceremonial leave-taking.
  • * 1590 , (Edmund Spenser), The Faerie Queene , II.i:
  • So courteous conge both did giue and take, / With right hands plighted, pledges of good will.
  • (archaic) A bow.
  • *, II.17:
  • As salutations, reverences, or conges , by which some doe often purchase the honour, (but wrongfully) to be humble, lowly, and courteous.
  • * 1819 , (Walter Scott), Ivanhoe :
  • “My daughter Rebecca, so please your Grace,” answered Isaac, with a low congee , nothing embarrassed by the Prince’s salutation, in which, however, there was at least as much mockery as courtesy.

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl), perhaps via Portuguese.(ta)

    Alternative forms

    * conjee

    Noun

    (wikipedia congee) (en-noun)
  • A type of thick rice porridge or soup, sometimes prepared with vegetables and/or meat.
  • Derived terms
    * rice congee
    Synonyms
    * jook * juk
    See also
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