Definition of Gouks
1. gouk [n] - See also: gouk
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gouks
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Literary usage of Gouks
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Complete Word and Phrase Concordance to the Poems and Songs of Robert by J. B. Reid (1889)
"... gouks and fools, Frae colleges and boarding schools, . . TO W. Creech Boast. The boast of our bachelors a', man : Ronalds ..."
2. Observations on the Popular Antiquities of Great Britain: Chiefly by John Brand, Henry Ellis (1895)
"In the north of England persons thus imposed upon are called " April gouks." A gouk, or gowk, is properly a cuckoo, and is used here, metaphorically, ..."