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coak

Definition of coak

  1. obsolete variant of coke

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coak

noun \ˈkōk\

Definition of coak

plural

-s

  1. 1a :  a projecting tenon connecting the face of a scarfed timber with the similarly scarfed face of another timber — compare scarf joint b :  a dowel of hard wood or metal let into timbers to unite them or keep them from slipping — compare cog

  2. 2 :  a metallic bushing or strengthening piece in the center of a wooden block sheave

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Origin and Etymology of coak

probably from (assumed) Old North French coque notch, from Latin coccum excrescence on a tree, berry of the scarlet oak (whence Old French coche notch), from Greek kokkos berry of the scarlet oak, core of fruit


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coak

transitive verb \"\

Definition of coak

-ed/-ing/-s

  1. :  to unite by a coak

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