What does the word chock mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To fit in tightly.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • A block or wedge.

Usage examples for chock

  1. The boat, half smothered in canvas, with Silva and Mr. Ham passing from end to end, and the whale line already running out through the chock in the bow, was a picture of confusion thrice confounded. – The Sea Bride by Ben Ames Williams
  2. Dish yer wuz de time w'en ole Brer Rabbit wuz gwine 'long de big road, en he meet Mr. Man drivin' 'long wid a waggin chock full er money. – Nights With Uncle Remus by Joel Chandler Harris