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Definition of Calk

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Calk 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]
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Calk 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.
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Calk 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.
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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

- Calk may refer to: Caulkin, a blunt projection on a horseshoe Calk, Kentucky, a community in Montgomery County, Kentucky, United States Stephen Calk (born...
- Stephen Calk (b. 1964/1965) is the founder and former CEO of the mortgage lender, Federal Savings Bank of Chicago, and was an economic advisor to Donald...
- The Diamond Calk Horseshoe Company of Duluth, Minnesota, USA was founded in 1908 by blacksmith Otto Swanstrom. Initially manufacturing horseshoes with...
- Calker is a surname. Notable people with the name include: Arnold van Calker (born 1976), Dutch bobsledder Barend Christiaan van Calker (1738–1813), Dutch...
- Calk is an unincorporated community within Montgomery County, Kentucky, United States. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Calk...
- Caulk boots or calk boots (also called cork boots, timber boots, logger boots, logging 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 tholeiitic...
- the cast had to work outside of the boundaries of Starfleet. Writer Ethan Calk later credited this as being the origin of the idea. The production team...
- Darrell Wallace Calker (February 18, 1905 – February 20, 1964) was an American composer and arranger who worked on films and animated cartoons. Darrell...
- A caulkin (or caulk; US spelling "calkin" or "calk") from the Latin calx (the heel) is a blunt projection on a horseshoe or oxshoe that is often forged...
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