Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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QUECK, n. A pebble, a stone. Also in Eng. dial. in form quack. Rxb. 1923 Watson W.-B.:
A big queck = a boulder.

[Prob. orig. a children's synonym for duck(-stone). See Quaick.]

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"Queck n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 3 Aug 2021 <>



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