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Definition of Calking
CalkingCalk 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. CalkingCalking Calk"ing, n.
The act or process of making seems tight, as in ships, or of
furnishing with calks, as a shoe, or copying, as a drawing.
Calking iron, a tool like a chisel, used in calking ships,
tightening seams in ironwork, etc.
Their left hand does the calking iron guide.
Meaning of Calking 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, former Chairman
and CEO of The Federal Savings
Bank, a federally chartered National
Bank headquartered in Chicago...
- Wallace Calker
(February 18, 1905 – February
20, 1964) was an American composer
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...
- Friedrich Calker
(July 4, 1790 – January
5, 1870), German
philosopher, was educated
in Jena. For a short
time, he was a lecturer
in Berlin. In 1818, he...
- 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
- The Diamond Calk Horseshoe Company
of Duluth, Minnesota, USA was founded
in 1908 by blacksmith
Otto Swanstrom. Initially manufacturing horseshoes
McLemore, David. "Saving an Endangered
Species: Native Texan Buddy Calk wants
"Howdy" to come back, y'all." [sic] The Dallas Morning
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