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calk

Definition of calk

  1. variant of caulk




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calk

noun \ˈkȯk\

Definition of calk

  1. :  a cleat on the shoe of a horse to prevent slipping; also :  a similar device worn on the sole of a shoe



Variants of calk

or caulk \ˈkȯk\

Origin of calk

probably alteration of calkin, from Middle English kakun, from Middle Dutch or Middle French dialect; Middle Dutch calcoen horse's hoof, from Middle French dialect (Walloon) calcain heel, from Latin calcaneum, from calc-, calx heel


First Known Use: 1587

Rhymes with calk


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calk

verb

Definition of calk

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to furnish with calks

  3. 2 :  to wound with a calk



1624

First Known Use of calk

1624

Variants of calk

or caulk

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