huik • hyuk noun
- large knife shaped like a sickle for cutting crop or turnips
- hyuken adjective cold-bitten • feeling the cold ☞ “He wis aye sic a hyuken thing, always huddlan ower the fire”
- huiketty-kruiketty adverb in a crooked fashion, in the old riddle:-
Huiketty-kruiketty whar rins thoo? Clippit tail every year – whar speers thoo?
Answer: a stream and its bank (the meadow grass was cut from the bank every year).