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.

 

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Chock, v. i.

To fill up, as a cavity.

"The woodwork . . . exactly chocketh into joints."

Fuller.

 

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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.

 

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Chock, adv. Naut.

Entirely; quite; as, chock home; chock aft.

 

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Chock, v. t. [F. choquer. Cf. Shock, v. t.]

To encounter.

[Obs.]

 

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Chock, n.

An encounter.

[Obs.]

 

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