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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Balker  \Balk"er\,  n.  [See  2d  {Balk}.] 
  One  who  or  that  which  balks. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Balker  \Balk"er\,  n.  [See  last  {Balk}.] 
  A  person  who  stands  on  a  rock  or  eminence  to  espy  the  shoals 
  of  herring,  etc.,  and  to  give  notice  to  the  men  in  boats 
  which  way  they  pass;  a  conder;  a  huer. 




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