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Definition of Calk
CalkCalk Calk (k[a^]lk), v. t. [E. calquer to trace, It. caicare
to trace, to trample, fr. L. calcare to trample, fr. calx
heel. Cf. Calcarate.]
To copy, as a drawing, by rubbing the back of it with red or
black chalk, and then passing a blunt style or needle over
the lines, so as to leave a tracing on the paper or other
thing against which it is laid or held. [Written also
calque] CalkCalk Calk (k[add]k), n. [Cf. AS. calc shoe, hoof, L. calx,
calcis, heel, calcar, spur.]
1. A sharp-pointed piece of iron or steel projecting downward
on the shoe of a horse or an ox, to prevent the animal
from slipping; -- called also calker, calkin.
2. An instrument with sharp points, worn on the sole of a
shoe or boot, to prevent slipping. CalkCalk Calk (k[add]k), v. t. [imp. &p. p. Calked; p. pr. & vb.
n. Calking.] [Either corrupted fr. F. calfater (cf. Pg.
calafetar, Sp. calafetear), fr. Ar. qalafa to fill up
crevices with the fibers of palm tree or moss; or fr. OE.
cauken to tred, through the French fr. L. calcare, fr. calx
heel. Cf. Calk to copy, Inculcate.]
1. To drive tarred oakum into the seams between the planks of
(a ship, boat, etc.), to prevent leaking. The calking is
completed by smearing the seams with melted pitch.
2. To make an indentation in the edge of a metal plate, as
along a seam in a steam boiler or an iron ship, to force
the edge of the upper plate hard against the lower and so
fill the crevice.
Calk Calk (k[add]k), v. i.
1. To furnish with calks, to prevent slipping on ice; as, to
calk the shoes of a horse or an ox.
2. To wound with a calk; as when a horse injures a leg or a
foot with a calk on one of the other feet.
Meaning of Calk from wikipedia
to: Caulkin, a blunt projection
on a horseshoe Calk
, Kentucky, a community
County, Kentucky, United States Stephen Calk
- Stephen Calk
(b. 1964/1965) is the founder
CEO of the mortgage
lender, Federal Savings
Bank of Chicago, and was an economic advisor
- The Diamond Calk Horseshoe Company
of Duluth, Minnesota, USA was founded
in 1908 by blacksmith
Otto Swanstrom. Initially manufacturing horseshoes
is a surname. Notable people
with the name include: Arnold
(born 1976), Dutch bobsledder Barend Christiaan
is an unincorporated community within Montgomery
County, Kentucky, United
States. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information
- Caulk boots
or calk boots
cork boots, timber
boots, or corks) are a form of rugged footwear
that are most often...
- The calc-alkaline magma series
is one of two main subdivisions
of the subalkaline magma
series, the other subalkaline magma series being
- the cast had to work outside
of the boundaries
of Starfleet. Writer Ethan Calk later credited
this as being
of the idea. The production
- Darrell Wallace Calker
(February 18, 1905 – February
20, 1964) was an American composer
- A caulkin
(or caulk; US spelling
"calkin" or "calk
") from the Latin
calx (the heel) is a blunt projection
on a horseshoe
that is often
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