Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who blocks: used specifically in hat-making, shoemaking, book-binding, etc.
  • noun A blocking-tool or -machine.

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  • noun Agent noun of block; something that blocks something specific.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a football player whose responsibility is to block players attempting to stop an offensive play
  • noun a class of drugs that inhibit (block) some biological process

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  • “Each team fields five players at a time. Out of those five players, four are blockers and one is the jammer (point scorer). The four blockers from each team line up together and form a pack, while the two jammers line up 30 feet behind.�?

    Gotham Girls Roller Derby

    August 23, 2009

  • In Scrabble, a word that's difficult to extend, such as vug or fez.

    November 27, 2019