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conk1 / ngk; kôngk/ • v. [intr.] (conk out) inf. (of a machine) break down: my car conked out. ∎  (of a person) faint or go to sleep. ∎  die. conk2 inf. • v. [tr.] hit (someone) on the head. • n. Brit. a person's nose. conk3 • n. a hairstyle in which curly or kinky hair is straightened. • v. [tr.] straighten curly or kinky hair.

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conk A term used by foresters and wood-cutters to refer to the fruit bodies of certain wood-rotting fungi, particularly those of polypores.

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