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balk

Balk is a 4 letter word which starts with the letter B and ends with the letter K for which we found 5 definitions.

Definition
(v. i.) A ridge of land left unplowed between furrows or at the end of a field; a piece missed by the plow slipping aside.
(v. i.) A great beam rafter or timber; esp. the tie-beam of a house. The loft above was called the balks.
(v. i.) One of the beams connecting the successive supports of a trestle bridge or bateau bridge.
(v. i.) A hindrance or disappointment; a check.
(v. i.) A sudden and obstinate stop; a failure.

Syllable Information

The word balk is a 4 letter word that has 1 syllable . The syllable division for balk is: balk



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