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coak


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Coak  \Coak\,  n. 
  1.  (Carp.)  A  kind  of  tenon  connecting  the  face  of  a  scarfed 
  timber  with  the  face  of  another  timber,  or  a  dowel  or  pin 
  of  hard  wood  or  iron  uniting  timbers.  [Also  spelt  {coag}.] 
 
  2.  A  metallic  bushing  or  strengthening  piece  in  the  center  of 
  a  wooden  block  sheave. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Coak  \Coak\  (k[=o]k),  n. 
  See  {Coke},  n. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Coak  \Coak\,  v.  t.  (Carp.) 
  To  unite,  as  timbers,  by  means  of  tenons  or  dowels  in  the 
  edges  or  faces.  --Totten. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Coke  \Coke\,  n.  [Perh.  akin  to  cake,  n.] 
  Mineral  coal  charred,  or  depriver  of  its  bitumen,  sulphur,  or 
  other  volatile  matter  by  roasting  in  a  kiln  or  oven,  or  by 
  distillation,  as  in  gas  works  It  is  lagerly  used  where  ? 
  smokeless  fire  is  required.  [Written  also  {coak}.] 
 
  {Gas  coke},  the  coke  formed  in  gas  retorts,  as  distinguished 
  from  that  made  in  ovens.