chork

v.

mid-15c., now Scottish, "to make the noise which the feet do when the shoes are full of water" [Jamieson]. Related: Chorked; chorking.


Nearby words

  1. choriso,
  2. chorista,
  3. chorister,
  4. choristoma,
  5. chorizo,
  6. chorley,
  7. chorogi,
  8. chorographic,
  9. chorography,
  10. choroid

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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