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caulk / kôk/ (also calk) • n. (also caulk·ing) a waterproof filler and sealant, used in building work and repairs. • v. [tr.] seal (a gap or seam) with such a substance. ∎  stop up (the seams of a boat) with oakum and waterproofing material, or by driving plate-junctions together; make (a boat) watertight by this method. DERIVATIVES: caulk·er n.

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caulk XV. — OF. cauquer, caukier, north. var. of OF. cauchier tread, press with force :- L. calcāre tread, press, f. calx, calc- heel.

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caulk

caulkauk, baulk, Bork, caulk (US calk), chalk, cork, dork, Dundalk, Falk, fork, gawk, hawk, Hawke, nork, orc, outwalk, pork, squawk, stalk, stork, talk, torc, torque, walk, york •pitchfork • nighthawk • goshawk •mohawk • sparrowhawk • tomahawk •back talk • peptalk • beanstalk •sweet-talk • crosstalk • small talk •smooth-talk • catwalk • jaywalk •cakewalk • space walk •sheep walk, sleepwalk •skywalk • sidewalk • crosswalk •boardwalk • rope-walk

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