Nock definitions

nŏk
The groove at either end of a bow for holding the bowstring.
noun
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The notch in the end of an arrow that fits on the bowstring.
noun
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A notch for holding the string at either end of a bow.
noun
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To put a nock in (a bow or arrow).
verb
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A notch in the end of an arrow, for the insertion of the bowstring.
noun
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To fit (an arrow) to a bowstring.
verb
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To make a notch in (a bow or arrow)
verb
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To set (an arrow) into the bowstring.
verb
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Either of the two grooves in a bow that hold the bowstring.
noun
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The notch at the rear of an arrow that fits on the bowstring.
noun
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(nautical) The upper fore corner of a boom sail or trysail.
noun
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Common misspelling of knock.
noun
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To fit an arrow against the bowstring of a bow or crossbow.
verb
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To cut a nock in (usually in an arrow's base or the tips of a bow).
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Origin of nock

Attested since the 14th century, probably from a Scandinavian language (compare Swedish nock (“notch"), but compare Dutch nok.