calkin

[kaw-kin, kal-]
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noun


Nearby words

  1. calixtus i, saint,
  2. calixtus ii,
  3. calixtus iii,
  4. calk,
  5. calker,
  6. call,
  7. call a halt,
  8. call a spade a spade,
  9. call alarm,
  10. call back

Origin of calkin

1400–50; late Middle English kakun < Middle Dutch calcoen hoof < Old French (Walloon) calcain < Latin calcāneum heel; see calcaneum

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