Lurk

Lurk

(lrk), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Lurked (lrkt); p. pr. & vb. n. Lurking.] [OE. lurken, lorken, prob. a dim. from the source of E. lower to frown. See Lower, and cf. Lurch, a sudden roll, Lurch to lurk.] 1. To lie hidden; to lie in wait.
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Like wild beasts, lurking in loathsome den.
Spenser.
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Let us . . . lurk privily for the innocent.
Prov. i. 11.
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2. To keep out of sight.
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The defendant lurks and wanders about in Berks.
Blackstone.
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