Cauk

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Cauk See Cawk Calker.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n cauk Chalk; limestone. Also spelled cawk.
    • n cauk An English miners' name for sulphate of baryta or heavy-spar.
    • cauk To tread, as a cock.
    • cauk To calk. See calk.
    • n cauk See calk.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Cauk kawk chalk: sulphate of baryta or heavy spar.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A form of Chalk.

Usage

In literature:

Cauking, meaning of, 519 Cave's Historia Literaria, 230.
"Notes & Queries, Volume 2, May-December, 1850, Index" by Various
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