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chockablock

or chock-a-block

[chok-uh-blok]
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adjective
  1. extremely full; crowded; jammed: a room chockablock with furniture and plants.
  2. Nautical. having the blocks drawn close together, as when the tackle is hauled to the utmost.
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adverb
  1. in a crowded manner: books piled chockablock on the narrow shelf.
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Origin of chockablock

cf. chock close (up to), apparently as back formation from chock-full
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