Pronunciation: (kôk),[key] —n. 1. Also,calkin.a projection on a horseshoe to prevent slipping on ice, pavement, etc. See illus. under horseshoe. 2. Also,calker.a similar device on the heel or sole of a shoe to prevent slipping.
—v.t. 1. to provide with calks.
2. to injure with a calk.