1) A verb meaning to be ducked in the cuckstool or cucking-stool, probably a back formation from one of these.

1638 Cecilye Walker … for being a common scould and abusing of her neighbours with evil revileing language, shall be cucked by the constable, Birstall

1688 we present Mary Wilkinson and Mary Robert, both of Stansfield, for common scolds … [they] ought to bee cucked on Whitsunday Tuesday next.

dates 1638 1688

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