Definition of Calk

1. Noun. A metal cleat on the bottom front of a horseshoe to prevent slipping.

Exact synonyms: Calkin
Generic synonyms: Cleat



2. Verb. Provide with calks. "Calk horse shoes"
Category relationships: Animal Husbandry
Generic synonyms: Furnish, Provide, Render, Supply

3. Verb. Seal with caulking. "They want to calk the doors"; "Caulk the window"
Exact synonyms: Caulk
Generic synonyms: Seal, Seal Off

4. Verb. Injure with a calk.
Generic synonyms: Injure, Wound

Definition of Calk

1. 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.

2. 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.

3. 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.

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

Definition of Calk

1. Noun. A pointed projection on a horseshoe to prevent it slipping. ¹

2. Verb. (context: possibly dated) (alternative spelling of caulk) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Calk

1. to caulk [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: caulk

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Calk

caliphate
caliphates
caliphs
calipygian
calisaya
calisayas
calistheneum
calisthenic
calisthenic exercise
calisthenics
caliver
calivers
calix
calixarene
calixarenes
calk (current term)
calked
calker
calkers
calkin
calking
calkings
calkins
calks
call'd
call't
call-back
call-board
call-boy

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