Spelk (?), n. [AS. spelc, spilc, a little rod by which a thing is kept straight, a splint for binding up broken bones, akin to Icel. spelkur, pl., a splint. Cf. Spell a splinter.]

A small stick or rod used as a spike in thatching; a splinter.

[Prov. Eng.]



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