calk

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

1calk

Definition of CALK

variant of caulk

2calk

noun \ˈkk\

Definition of CALK

:  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

calk or caulk \ˈkk\

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

3calk

verb

Definition of CALK

transitive verb
1
:  to furnish with calks
2
:  to wound with a calk

Variants of CALK

calk or caulk

First Known Use of CALK

1624

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