a female crab.
A mature (adult) female blue crab, known as a " Sook " to watermen, is identified as having an inverted "U" or bell-shaped apron and red-tipped claws.
a person lacking spirit or self-confidence; a coward.
He was impatient with bores, sooks and nags; he was full of ideas and energies, and hopeless at small details.
a hand-reared calf.
He tried to soothe the heifer's anxiety with a calm voice. " Sook now. Sook."