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Related to jook: jook joint
n. & v.
Variant of juke1.
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(tr) to poke or puncture (the skin)
a jab or the resulting wound
[C20: of uncertain origin]
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Past participle: jooked
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|Noun||1.||jook - a Chinese rice gruel eaten for breakfast|
gruel - a thin porridge (usually oatmeal or cornmeal)
|2.||jook - a small roadside establishment in the southeastern United States where you can eat and drink and dance to music provided by a jukebox|
joint - a disreputable place of entertainment
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