Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
†GOCK, n. Also gok. Common in dims. gockie, gocky, gokie.
1. A deep wooden dish (Abd. 1825 Jam.). Also attrib. in comb. gocky-cog, id. (Abd. 1900 E.D.D.).
ne.Sc. 1773 Weekly Mag. (25 Feb.) 274:
Hae, tak the fill o' the little gokie, Your hass to clear. Abd. 1828 P. Buchan Ballads II. 99:
Put far awa' your china plates, . . . And bring to me my humble gockies. Bnff. 1852 A. Harper Solitary Hours 75:
Ye sonsie looms erst made o' logs — Caups, gockies, bassies, Gabie-cogs.
2. See second quot.
Abd. 1910 :
Here's the lid o' a plump churn, vricht. Ye mith fit a new gock till't. Abd. 1935 Abd. Press & Jnl. (19 April):
The staff to which was attached the plunger [of the churn] passed through a round hole in the centre of the lid, which was surmounted with a wooden cup, called a “gockie”.
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