"dukes" Definition

  1. or DOOKS, the hands, originally modification of the rhyming slang, “Duke of Yorks,” forks = fingers, hands—a long way round, but quite true. The word is in very common use among low folk. “Put up your DOOKS” is a kind invitation to fight.

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Position in the dictionary: 1108 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: dukey, dumbfound, dummacker, dummies, dummy, dump fencer, dumpish, dumpy, dun, dunderhead
Previous words in the dictionary: duke humphrey., duke, duffy, duffing, duffer, duff, duds, dudeen, dudder, ducks and drakes

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