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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Block  \Block\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Blocked};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Blocking}.]  [Cf.  F.  bloquer  fr  bloc  block.  See  {Block}, 
  n.] 
  1.  To  obstruct  so  as  to  prevent  passage  or  progress;  to 
  prevent  passage  from  through  or  into  by  obstructing  the 
  way  --  used  both  of  persons  and  things  --  often  followed 
  by  up  as  to  block  up  a  road  or  harbor. 
 
  With  moles  .  .  .  would  block  the  port.  --Rowe. 
 
  A  city  .  .  .  besieged  and  blocked  about  --Milton. 
 
  2.  To  secure  or  support  by  means  of  blocks;  to  secure,  as  two 
  boards  at  their  angles  of  intersection,  by  pieces  of  wood 
  glued  to  each 
 
  3.  To  shape  on  or  stamp  with  a  block;  as  to  block  a  hat. 
 
  {To  block  out},  to  begin  to  reduce  to  shape;  to  mark  out 
  roughly;  to  lay  out  as  to  block  out  a  plan 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  blocked 
  adj  1:  closed  to  traffic;  "the  repaving  results  in  many  blocked 
  streets"  [syn:  {out  of  use(p)}] 
  2:  completely  obstructed  or  closed  off  "the  storm  was 
  responsible  for  many  blocked  roads  and  bridges" 




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