Cawk


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(kạk)
n.1.(Min.) An opaque, compact variety of barite, or heavy spar.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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"No, I want a Coca Cola." "Ah, you want a cawk, then."
Against the North cheek is a soft dowk, partly shivery, next to that, a strong cawk or spar a yard or more wide which is joined on the south side by a strong rider mixed with Spar several yards wide, the southernmost part of which is all or mostly Spar, in which lies ore in ribs of 4, 5, or 6 inches wide.
III March 24, Saturday night: Gillette's parrot cawks about razors--"Feel sharp, be sharp." The male world seethes: Muriel cigars, Edie Adams' racy ringside purr: "Why don't you pick one up and smoke it sometime?" Her sexy sigh and vixen eyes.