Cleek (?), n.

1.

A large hook or crook, as for a pot over a fire; specif., an iron-headed golf club with a straight, narrow face and a long shaft.

2.

Act of cleeking; a clutch. [Scot.]

 

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Cleek, v. t. [pret. Claught (?); pret. & p. p. Cleeked (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Cleeking.] [ME. cleken, clechen, to seize, clutch; perh. akin to E. clutch.] [Scot & Dial. Eng.]

1.

To seize; clutch; snatch; catch; pluck.

2.

To catch or draw out with a cleek, as a fish; to hook.

3.

To hook or link (together); hence, to marry. Scott.

 

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