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Definition of "calkin" []

  • A calk on a shoe. (noun)

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Use "calkin" in a sentence
  • "Or, on the same branch, may be turned up a calkin of sufficient height for the purpose."
  • "An injury of the same character may also be sustained in various other ways -- treads from other animals when working in pairs, accidental wounding with the stable-fork, blows of any kind, or a self-inflicted tread with the calkin of an opposite foot -- each with the same result."
  • "This condition is commonly the result of a severe and jagged tread with the calkin, and takes the form of an ulcerous and excessively granulating wound."
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