chock

chock
Synonyms and related words:
arrest, bar, barricade, bearing rein, bit, block, block up, blockade, bolt, brake, brim, chain, charge, check, checkrein, choke, choke off, clog, close, close off, close tight, close up, congest, constrict, countercheck, cram, crowd, curb, curb bit, damper, debar, dog, doorstop, drag, drag sail, drift anchor, drift sail, drogue, fetter, fill, fill to overflowing, fill up, freight, holdback, jam, jam-pack, lade, load, lock, martingale, obstruct, occlude, overfill, pack, pad, pelham, ram in, remora, satiate, saturate, scotch, sea anchor, shackle, shut off, shut out, shut tight, snaffle, spoke, squeeze, squeeze shut, stay, stifle, stop, stop up, strangle, strangulate, stuff, suffocate, supercharge, surfeit, top off, trammel, wad, weight

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  • Chock — may refer to: Chock (surname) Devices for preventing movement: Chock (wheel) Chock (climbing), anchor Chock, component of a sailing block See also Choc (disambiguation) Chok (disambiguation) Chocky , short story …   Wikipedia

  • Chock — Chock, adv. (Naut.) Entirely; quite; as, chock home; chock aft. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chock — chock·er·man; chock; chock·a·block; chock·ful; …   English syllables

  • Chock — 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. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chock — Chock, v. i. To fill up, as a cavity. The woodwork . . . exactly chocketh into joints. Fuller. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chock — 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. [1913 Webster] 2. (Naut.) A heavy… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chock — Chock, v. t. [F. choquer. Cf. {Shock}, v. t.] To encounter. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chock — Chock, n. An encounter. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chock — 1670s, lumpy piece of wood, possibly ultimately from O.N.Fr. choque a block (O.Fr. çoche log, 12c.; Mod.Fr. souche stump, stock, block ), from Gaul. *tsukka a tree trunk, stump. Chock a block is nautical, said of two blocks of tackle run so… …   Etymology dictionary

  • chock — [chäk] n. [NormFr choque, a block < Gaul * tsukka, akin to PGmc * stuk , a tree trunk, stump: for IE base see STOCK] 1. a block or wedge placed under a wheel, barrel, etc. to keep it from rolling or used to fill in a space 2. Naut. a heavy… …   English World dictionary

  • chock — [tʃɔk US tʃa:k] n [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: Probably from an unrecorded Old North French choque] a block of wood or metal that you put in front of the wheel of a vehicle to prevent it from moving …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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