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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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The conspicuous lack of direct textual borrowing between the Zuo on the one hand and G[o.bar]ngyang and Calking on the other indicates that any contact between the Zuo remarks and the other two traditions must have been very different from the kind of borrowing of words and phrases that took place between G[o.bar]ngyang and Guliang.
The vaccine was subsequently withdrawn from the market.49 Manufacturers, state health coordinators, healthcare providers, and parents may submit reports of adverse events by calking 1-800 822 7967, using the VAERS website (www.vaers.org) or using a form found in the Physicians' Desk Reference.
But it is affection that gives the best Calking to the Vessel.