Definition of Calkings
1. calking [n] - See also: calking
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Calkings
Literary usage of Calkings
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Private Stable: Its Establishment, Management, and Appointments by James Albert [Garland (1899)
"CLIPS AND calkings. " For carriage and saddle horses and hunters, ... calkings [heels], though sometimes necessary, are in all cases more or less of an evil ..."
2. The Farmer's Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Technical Terms Recently by Daniel Pereira Gardner (1854)
"... from one half to five eighths of en inch, and perfectly level. This is regarded by boudon as a perfect shoe. calkings may be made where the ..."
3. Cyclopedia of Architecture: Historical, Descriptive, Typographical by Robert Stuart (1854)
"... und to be let into and run with lead at the top of the architrave, extending to the internal part of the court-wall, with calkings to the same, ..."
4. The American Veterinary Journal (1858)
"The horse being intended for last work in this hilly town, calkings were ... The shoe was taken off: it was short, had calkings, and was lying flat on the ..."