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    Meaning, Definition & Pronunciation of "balk" in English - English

    Tojoman Dictionary

    balk

    one of several parallel sloping beams that support a roof

    balk

    something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress

    balk

    the area on a billiard table behind the balkline

    balk

    a ridge left unplowed between furrows.

    balk

    a roughly squared timber beam.

    balk

    an illegal motion made by a pitcher that may deceive a base runner.

    balk

    any area on a pool or billiard table in which play is restricted in some way.

    balk

    beam.

    balk

    ridge, an unplowed strip of land. (One use is to walk on it.)

    balk

    refuse to comply

    balk

    (of a pitcher) make an illegal motion, penalized by an advance of the base runners.

    balk

    to pass over or by.

    balk

    to stop, check, block.
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    Context Examples

    balk

    1. If they balk at that suggestion, give them the boot


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