Definition and Meanings for chock

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Chock is ranked 34,590 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of chock

transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, intransitive verb, noun, adverb

Etymology of chock

f. choquer. cf. shock, v. t.pos

Meaning of chock


as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun

  • to stop or fasten, as with a wedge, or block; to scotch; as, to chock a wheel or cask.

as intransitive verb

  • to fill up, as a cavity.

as noun

  • 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.
  • 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.

as adverb

  • entirely; quite; as, chock home; chock aft.

as transitive verb, transitive verb

  • to encounter.

as noun

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