from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of killick.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A small anchor.
- n. A kind of anchor formed by a stone enclosed by pieces of wood fastened together.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A small anchor; also, a kind of anchor formed by a stone inclosed by pieces of wood fastened together.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The arm of a pickax or the fluke of an anchor.
- n. A small anchor or weight for mooring a boat, sometimes consisting of a stone secured by pieces of wood.
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The young fisherman was satisfied, hauled up killock, and made sail for home.
To jest up killock, jam right down their hellum hard a lee,
So, what with Marm Lecain's carpets in the house, and other folks 'waistcoats in the street, it's too nice a location for me, I guess, so I shall up killock and off tomorrow to the TREE-mont. "