- Neuk is Scottish for corner or nook.
An example of a neuk is a window seat tucked under the stairs.
A girl sits reading in a neuk.
neuk definition by Webster's New World
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Scot. a nook; corner
neuk definition by Wiktionary
- (Scotland) A corner; a nook. A fairy fiddler frae the neuk, [nook] - "Robert Burns", by William Allan Neilson (1917)
- (Scotland) A bend (e.g. in a coast) …the fleet, after exploring the harbours, had doubled the East Neuk, passed safely through St Andrews Bay, and entered the Firth of Tay. --Chronicles of Strathearn (1896) - Rev. John Hunter.