Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
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First published 1968 (SND Vol. VII).
ROOK, v.4, n.7 [ruk]
I. v. To smoke (a pipe) (Sh. 1968).Sh. 1949 J. Gray Lowrie 85:
I wis juist gotten me pipe lichted agen an' lyin rookin awa.
II. n. A smoke.Sh. 1918 T. Manson Peat Comm. 172:
While the kettle was boiling he occupied the time in cutting up thick twist and filling his pipe to be ready for a “rook”.
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