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BelockedBelock Be*lock", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Belocked.] [Pref. be- +
lock: cf. AS. bel?can.]
To lock, or fasten as with a lock. [Obs.] --Shak. BlockedBlock Block, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Blocked; p. pr. & vb. n.
Blocking.] [Cf. F. bloquer, fr. bloc block. See Block,
1. To obstruct so as to prevent passage or progress; to
prevent passage from, through, or into, by obstructing the
way; -- used both of persons and things; -- often followed
by up; as, to block up a road or harbor.
With moles . . . would block the port. --Rowe.
A city . . . besieged and blocked about. --Milton.
2. To secure or support by means of blocks; to secure, as two
boards at their angles of intersection, by pieces of wood
glued to each.
3. To shape on, or stamp with, a block; as, to block a hat.
To block out, to begin to reduce to shape; to mark out
roughly; to lay out; as, to block out a plan. FlockedFlock Flock, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Flocked; p. pr. & vb. n.
To gather in companies or crowds.
Friends daily flock. --Dryden.
Flocking fowl (Zo["o]l.), the greater scaup duck.
Glockenspiel Glock"en*spiel`, n. [G.; glocke bell + spiel
An instrument, originally a series of bells on an iron rod,
now a set of flat metal bars, diatonically tuned, giving a
bell-like tone when played with a mallet; a carillon.
Landlocked Land"locked`, a.
1. Inclosed, or nearly inclosed, by land.
2. (Zo["o]l.) Confined to a fresh-water lake by reason of
waterfalls or dams; -- said of fishes that would naturally
seek the sea, after spawning; as, the landlocked salmon.
Landlocked salmon Note: The salmons ascend rivers and penetrate to their head
streams to spawn. They are remarkably strong fishes,
and will even leap over considerable falls which lie in
the way of their progress. The common salmon has been
known to grow to the weight of seventy-five pounds;
more generally it is from fifteen to twenty-five
pounds. Young salmon are called parr, peal, smolt, and
grilse. Among the true salmons are:
Black salmon, or Lake salmon, the namaycush.
Dog salmon, a salmon of Western North America
Humpbacked salmon, a Pacific-coast salmon (Oncorhynchus
King salmon, the quinnat.
Landlocked salmon, a variety of the common salmon (var.
Sebago), long confined in certain lakes in consequence
of obstructions that prevented it from returning to the
sea. This last is called also dwarf salmon.
Note: Among fishes of other families which are locally and
erroneously called salmon are: the pike perch, called
jack salmon; the spotted, or southern, squeteague;
the cabrilla, called kelp salmon; young pollock,
called sea salmon; and the California yellowtail.
2. A reddish yellow or orange color, like the flesh of the
Salmon berry (Bot.), a large red raspberry growing from
Alaska to California, the fruit of the Rubus Nutkanus.
Salmon killer (Zo["o]l.), a stickleback (Gasterosteus
cataphractus) of Western North America and Northern Asia.
Salmon ladder, Salmon stair. See Fish ladder, under
Salmon peel, a young salmon.
Salmon pipe, a certain device for catching salmon. --Crabb.
Salmon trout. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) The European sea trout (Salmo trutta). It resembles
the salmon, but is smaller, and has smaller and more
(b) The American namaycush.
(c) A name that is also applied locally to the adult black
spotted trout (Salmo purpuratus), and to the steel
head and other large trout of the Pacific coast. Locked-jawLocked-jaw Locked"-jaw`, n.
See Lockjaw. locked-jawTetanus Tet"a*nus, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? stretched, ? to
1. (Med.) A painful and usually fatal disease, resulting
generally from a wound, and having as its principal
symptom persistent spasm of the voluntary muscles. When
the muscles of the lower jaw are affected, it is called
locked-jaw, or lickjaw, and it takes various names
from the various incurvations of the body resulting from
the spasm. LockenLocken Lock"en, obs. p. p.
of Lock. --Chaucer. LockenLocken Lock"en, n. (Bot.)
The globeflower (Trollius). LocketLocket Lock"et, n. [F. loquet latch, dim. of OF. loc latch,
lock; of German origin. See Lock a fastening.]
1. A small lock; a catch or spring to fasten a necklace or
2. A little case for holding a miniature or lock of hair,
usually suspended from a necklace or watch chain. PadlockedPadlock Pad"lock`, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Padlocked; p. pr. &
vb. n. Padlocking.]
To fasten with, or as with, a padlock; to stop; to shut; to
confine as by a padlock. --Milton. Tennyson. SlockenSlock Slock, Slocken Slock"en, v. t.
To quench; to allay; to slake. See Slake. [Obs. or Scot.] UnderlockerUnderlocker Un"der*lock`er, n. (Mining)
A person who inspects a mine daily; -- called also
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