Calk in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is calk a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word calk is a Scrabble US word. The word calk is worth 10 points in Scrabble:

C3A1L1K5

Is calk a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word calk is a Scrabble UK word and has 10 points:

C3A1L1K5

Is calk a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word calk is a Words With Friends word. The word calk is worth 12 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

C4A1L2K5

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Valid words made from Calk

You can make 7 words from 'calk' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'calk'

CALK 10LACK 10

3 letters words from 'calk'

CAL 5LAC 5

2 letters words from 'calk'

AL 2KA 6
LA 2 

All 4 letters words made out of calk

calk aclk clak lcak alck lack cakl ackl ckal kcal akcl kacl clka lcka ckla kcla lkca klca alkc lakc aklc kalc lkac klac

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word calk. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in calk.

Definitions and meaning of calk

calk

Etymology 1

Noun

calk (plural calks)

  1. A pointed projection on a horseshoe to prevent it slipping.
  2. A spike on the sole of a boot to prevent slipping, particularly used in logging
Translations

Verb

calk (third-person singular simple present calks, present participle calking, simple past and past participle calked)

  1. (possibly dated) Alternative spelling of caulk
    • 1915 April 1, in Gas Age, volume 35, page 328:
      When a joint was calked, the bell piece was then separated,
  2. To make an indentation in the edge of a metal plate, as along a seam in a steam boiler or an iron ship, to force the edge of the upper plate hard against the lower and so fill the crevice.

Etymology 2

Ultimately from Latin calcō (I trample).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kælk/
  • Rhymes: -ælk
  • Homophones: calc, calque

Alternative forms

  • calque

Verb

calk (third-person singular simple present calks, present participle calking, simple past and past participle calked)

  1. To copy (a drawing) by rubbing the back of it with red or black chalk, and then passing a blunt stylus or needle over the lines, so as to leave a tracing on the paper or other thing against which it is laid or held.

Anagrams

  • kcal, lack

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to make the seams of a ship watertight.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)