Definition of Calk

Calk n. means: 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.

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Calk n. means: 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.

Meaning of Calk

Calk (n.) means: 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.

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Calk (v. i.): To wound with a calk; as when a horse injures a leg or a foot with a calk on one of the other feet.

Calk (v. i.): To furnish with calks, to prevent slipping on ice; as, to calk the shoes of a horse or an ox.

Calkin (n.): A calk on a shoe. See Calk, n., 1.

Calker (n.): A calk on a shoe. See Calk, n., 1.

Caulk (v. t. & n.): See Calk.

Calque (v. t.): See 2d Calk, v. t.

Calked (imp. &p. p.): of Calk

Calking (p. pr. & vb. n.): of Calk

Calk (n.): An instrument with sharp points, worn on the sole of a shoe or boot, to prevent slipping.

Chinse (v. t. & i.): To thrust oakum into (seams or chinks) with a chisel , the point of a knife, or a chinsing iron; to calk slightly.

Calk (n.): 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.

Calk (v. t.): 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.

Calk (v. t.): 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.

Calk (v. t.): 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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Meaning of Calk

Calk means: Sharp points of iron on horse or ox shoes to prevent their slipping on ice.

Meaning of Calk

Calk means:   sharp points of iron on horse or ox shoes to prevent their slipping on ice.

Meaning of Calk

Calk means: 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

Calk means: To furnish with calks, to prevent slipping on ice; as, to calk the shoes of a horse or an ox.

Meaning of Calkin

Calkin means: A calk on a shoe. See Calk, n., 1.

Meaning of Calker

Calker means: A calk on a shoe. See Calk, n., 1.

Meaning of Caulk

Caulk means: See Calk.

Meaning of Calque

Calque means: See 2d Calk, v. t.

Meaning of Calked

Calked means: of Calk

Meaning of Calking

Calking means: of Calk

Meaning of Calk

Calk means: An instrument with sharp points, worn on the sole of a shoe or boot, to prevent slipping.

Meaning of Chinse

Chinse means: To thrust oakum into (seams or chinks) with a chisel , the point of a knife, or a chinsing iron; to calk slightly.

Meaning of Calk

Calk means: 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.

Meaning of Calk

Calk means: 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.

Meaning of Calk

Calk means: 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.

Meaning of Calk

Calk means: 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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