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calk

(kôk)
n.
1. A pointed extension on the toe or heels of a horseshoe, designed to prevent slipping.
2. A spiked plate that is fixed on the bottom of a shoe to prevent slipping and preserve the sole.

calk v.
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Extending 2,000 kilometres from north to south and no more than 200 from west to east, the Namib is, perhaps, most famous for its 'dune sea', so calked because its form and extent change constantly with the wind.
For example, all their boilers were riveted and hand calked, resulting in a quality seldom equaled by the present day air-hammer process.
ASTORIA -- Opera, in a town known for calked boots and gillnets?