Origin: ME cauken, to tread < OFr cauquer < L calcare < calx, a heel: see calcar
See caulk in American Heritage Dictionary 4
also calkverb caulked also calked, caulk·ing also calk·ing, caulks also calks verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English cauken, to press
Origin: , from Old North French cauquer
Origin: , from Latin calcāre, to tread
Origin: , from calx, heel.
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