cawk

1 of 2

noun

ˈkȯk
plural -s
1
: an opaque compact variety of barite
2
: barite

cawk

2 of 2

intransitive verb

"
-ed/-ing/-s
of hawks
: mate

Word History

Etymology

Noun

Middle English calke chalk, limestone

Intransitive verb

Middle English cauken, from Old North French cauquer, from Latin calcare to tread

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“Cawk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cawk. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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