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Definitions of 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. 2
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. 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. 2
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. 2
n. - An instrument with sharp points, worn on the sole of a shoe or boot, to prevent slipping. 2
v. i. - To furnish with calks, to prevent slipping on ice; as, to calk the shoes of a horse or an ox. 2
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. 2

The word "calk" uses 4 letters: A C K L.

Direct anagrams of calk:
  lack

Words formed by adding one letter before or after calk (in bold), or to ackl in any order:
a -   alack   b -   black   c -   clack   f -   flack   h -   chalk   n -   clank   o -   cloak   p -   plack   s -   calks   lacks   slack   u -   caulk  

Shorter words found within calk:
al   ka   la   lac  

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