Definitions

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  • n. An opaque, compact variety of barite, or heavy spar.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See cawk, calker.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To tread, as a cock.
  • To calk. See calk.
  • n. Chalk; limestone. Also spelled cawk.
  • n. An English miners' name for sulphate of baryta or heavy-spar.
  • n. See calk.

Etymologies

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British dialect cauk limestone. A doublet of chalk.

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