Dook vs Wheek - What's the difference?

dook | wheek |


As verbs the difference between dook and wheek

is that dook is (of a ferret) to make a certain clucking sound or dook can be (dialect) duck while wheek is (of a guinea pig) to make such a sound.

As nouns the difference between dook and wheek

is that dook is a strong, untwilled linen or cotton while wheek is the sound made by a guinea pig.

dook

English

Etymology 1

Onomatopoeic.

Verb

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

    (duck)

    Verb

    (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)

    Noun

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

    wheek

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The sound made by a guinea pig.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • (of a guinea pig) to make such a sound.