Definition of Baulker
1. Noun. A person who refuses to comply.
Generic synonyms: Individual, Mortal, Person, Somebody, Someone, Soul
Specialized synonyms: Negativist
Derivative terms: Balk, Baulk
Definition of Baulker
1. Noun. Someone who baulks. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of Baulker
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Billiards Expounded to All Degrees of Amateur Players by S. A. Mussabini, John Patrick Mannock (1904)
"If he misses it he gives to the double-baulker the use of the object-white, which must, according to a sensible reading of what will tend to minimize the ..."
2. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1851)
"... ~baulker t ' This last word, if I understand it rightly, is intended for the ' KNICKERBOCKER ! ..."
3. Shropshire Parish Registers by Shropshire Parish Register Society, William Phillimore Watts Phillimore (1902)
"Dec. 9. [In margin] Evan, s. of Evan & Elizabeth Jones .. .. .. bap. „ Dec. ii. Margarette, d. of Rich. baulker .. bur. „ Dec. 17. Evan, s. of Evan Jones, ..."
4. Drawing-room Plays and Parlour Pantomimes by Clement Scott (1870)
"In every dictionary there's a baulker; We've mangled Doctor Johnson. Whim. Have you ? Walker! Joke. But see, our mistress, Fun, herself appears Behind her ..."
5. A History of the Parishes of St. Ives, Lelant, Towednack and Zennor: In the by John Hobson Matthews (1892)
"In such cases you may hear spectators saying, " There are lanes of fish," or " baulks of them," and a very large shoal when enclosed is a " baulker. ..."
6. The Spaniel and Its Training by F. H. F. Mercer (1890)
"If he is at all inclined to be weak-spirited, beware of checking him more than you can help, as overmuch badgering might make him a "baulker. ..."
7. The American Veterinary Journal (1857)
"Many a noble animal has been ruined by violence, and many a desperate baulker has been made valuable by kind and gentle management. ..."