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nock

 (nŏk)
n.
1. The groove at either end of a bow for holding the bowstring.
2. The notch in the end of an arrow that fits on the bowstring.
tr.v. nocked, nock·ing, nocks
1. To put a nock in (a bow or arrow).
2. To fit (an arrow) to a bowstring.

[Middle English nokke.]

nock

(nɒk)
n
1. (Archery) a notch on an arrow that fits on the bowstring
2. (Archery) either of the grooves at each end of a bow that hold the bowstring
vb (tr)
3. (Archery) to fit (an arrow) on a bowstring
4. (Archery) to put a groove or notch in (a bow or arrow)
[C14: related to Swedish nock tip]

nock

(nɒk)
n.
1. a metal or plastic piece at the end of an arrow, having a notch for the bowstring.
2. a notch or groove at the end of an arrow into which the bowstring fits.
3. a notch or groove at each end of a bow, to hold the bowstring in place.
v.t.
4. to furnish with a nock.
5. to adjust (the arrow) to the bowstring.
[1325–75; akin to Dutch nok, Low German nok(ke) tip]

nock


Past participle: nocked
Gerund: nocking

Imperative
nock
nock
Present
I nock
you nock
he/she/it nocks
we nock
you nock
they nock
Preterite
I nocked
you nocked
he/she/it nocked
we nocked
you nocked
they nocked
Present Continuous
I am nocking
you are nocking
he/she/it is nocking
we are nocking
you are nocking
they are nocking
Present Perfect
I have nocked
you have nocked
he/she/it has nocked
we have nocked
you have nocked
they have nocked
Past Continuous
I was nocking
you were nocking
he/she/it was nocking
we were nocking
you were nocking
they were nocking
Past Perfect
I had nocked
you had nocked
he/she/it had nocked
we had nocked
you had nocked
they had nocked
Future
I will nock
you will nock
he/she/it will nock
we will nock
you will nock
they will nock
Future Perfect
I will have nocked
you will have nocked
he/she/it will have nocked
we will have nocked
you will have nocked
they will have nocked
Future Continuous
I will be nocking
you will be nocking
he/she/it will be nocking
we will be nocking
you will be nocking
they will be nocking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been nocking
you have been nocking
he/she/it has been nocking
we have been nocking
you have been nocking
they have been nocking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been nocking
you will have been nocking
he/she/it will have been nocking
we will have been nocking
you will have been nocking
they will have been nocking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been nocking
you had been nocking
he/she/it had been nocking
we had been nocking
you had been nocking
they had been nocking
Conditional
I would nock
you would nock
he/she/it would nock
we would nock
you would nock
they would nock
Past Conditional
I would have nocked
you would have nocked
he/she/it would have nocked
we would have nocked
you would have nocked
they would have nocked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.nock - make small marks into the surface of; "score the clay before firing it"
scarify - scratch the surface of; "scarify seeds"
scotch - make a small cut or score into
scribe - score a line on with a pointed instrument, as in metalworking
line - mark with lines; "sorrow had lined his face"
notch - cut or make a notch into; "notch the rope"
pock, scar, pit, mark - mark with a scar; "The skin disease scarred his face permanently"
References in classic literature ?
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Nock levelled in 65 minutes when a shot from Ray Montgomorie was deflected into his own net by Palmer.
Miss Maninang, who had a daughter, Jemima, now aged one, with Mr Nock, told an inquest at Dudley Coroner's Court: "He ordered it from the internet and they delivered it.
Chris Robertson nodded Nock into the lead three minutes later before Gordon Moffat levelled but Love won it in 87 minutes with a fine finish.
Editor's note: In Garry's article, we furnished an incorrect website for The Rifle Shoppe, maker of the Nock Volley Gun.