(golf, dated) A metal headed golf club with little loft. Equivalent to a one or two iron a modern set of clubs.
A large hook.
(chiefly Scotland) A large hook.
A large hook, such as one used to hang a pot over a fire.
Origin of cleek
- Middle English cleike large hook from cleken to grasp variant of clechen from Old English clǣcan probably akin to clyccan to clutch
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From the Scots.