Definition of "baulks" [baulks]

  • Plural form of baulk (alternative spelling of balks). (noun)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of baulk. Alternative spelling of balks. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "baulks" in a sentence
  • "Page 174 what are called the "baulks," or hard ground, between the drills, as the ground must be kept open to admit moisture and air, without which the young plants would shrivel up and die."
  • "Tell PWR to dust off the RS-84 study if Congress baulks at using a Russian engine."
  • "Icelanders will testify that British taxpayers are the soul of generosity, but in these nervous times even our resolve baulks at paying for 1,000 BBC journalists, the going rate for one coiffeured potty-mouth."
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