coak

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

coak (plural coaks)

  1. a wooden dowel
  2. (nautical) the brass bearing in the sheave of a block

Verb[edit]

coak (third-person singular simple present coaks, present participle coaking, simple past and past participle coaked)

  1. To unite (timbers etc.) by means of tenons or dowels in the edges or face.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Totten to this entry?)