Slang word for caucasian male; meant as a term of endearment, not derogatory like cracker or honkey. Also meant to diminish the significance of the infamous African-American version. Used also against hipster types who slum it up in El Barrio, the Lower East Side, Williamsburg, Greenpoint, Astoria and Long Island City, NY.
Origin: Western Queens, New York City.
"What up, Cauka?"
"Look at this Cauka Spaniel Ass Muthafucka!"
"Don't call me Cauka Jim, only we get to use that word! You call me C-word Jim!"