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chock


  7  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chock  \Chock\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Chocked};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Chocking}.] 
  To  stop  or  fasten,  as  with  a  wedge,  or  block;  to  scotch;  as 
  to  chock  a  wheel  or  cask. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chock  \Chock\,  v.  i. 
  To  fill  up  as  a  cavity.  ``The  woodwork  .  .  .  exactly 
  chocketh  into  joints.''  --Fuller. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chock  \Chock\,  n. 
  1.  A  wedge,  or  block  made  to  fit  in  any  space  which  it  is 
  desired  to  fill,  esp.  something  to  steady  a  cask  or  other 
  body,  or  prevent  it  from  moving  by  fitting  into  the  space 
  around  or  beneath  it 
 
  2.  (Naut.)  A  heavy  casting  of  metal,  usually  fixed  near  the 
  gunwale.  It  has  two  short  horn-shaped  arms  curving  inward, 
  between  which  ropes  or  hawsers  may  pass  for  towing, 
  mooring,  etc 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chock  \Chock\,  adv  (Naut.) 
  Entirely;  quite;  as  chock  home;  chock  aft. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chock  \Chock\,  v.  t.  [F.  choquer.  Cf  {Shock},  v.  t.] 
  To  encounter.  [Obs.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chock  \Chock\,  n. 
  An  encounter.  [Obs.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  chock 
  n  :  a  block  of  wood  used  to  prevent  the  sliding  or  rolling  of  a 
  heavy  object  [syn:  {wedge}] 
  adv  :  as  completely  as  possible;  "it  was  chock-a-block  full"  [syn: 
  {chock-a-block}] 
  v  1:  secure  with  chocks 
  2:  support  on  chocks,  as  of  boats,  for  example 




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