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calque


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Calk  \Calk\  (k[a^]lk),  v.  t.  [E.  calquer  to  trace,  It  caicare 
  to  trace,  to  trample,  fr  L.  calcare  to  trample,  fr  calx 
  heel.  Cf  {Calcarate}.] 
  To  copy,  as  a  drawing,  by  rubbing  the  back  of  it  with  red  or 
  black  chalk,  and  then  passing  a  blunt  style  or  needle  over 
  the  lines,  so  as  to  leave  a  tracing  on  the  paper  or  other 
  thing  against  which  it  is  laid  or  held.  [Written  also 
  {calque}] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Calque  \Calque\,  v.  t. 
  See  2d  {Calk},  v.  t. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  calque 
  n  :  an  expression  introduced  into  one  language  by  translating  it 
  from  another  language  [syn:  {loan  translation}] 




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