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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (3)

1. the area on a billiard table behind the balkline;
- Example: "a player with ball in hand must play from the balk"
[syn: balk, baulk]

2. something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress;
[syn: hindrance, hinderance, deterrent, impediment, balk, baulk, check, handicap]

3. one of several parallel sloping beams that support a roof;
[syn: rafter, balk, baulk]


VERB (1)

1. refuse to comply;
[syn: resist, balk, baulk, jib]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bauk \Bauk\, Baulk \Baulk\, n. & v. See Balk. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

baulk n 1: the area on a billiard table behind the balkline; "a player with ball in hand must play from the balk" [syn: balk, baulk] 2: something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress [syn: hindrance, hinderance, deterrent, impediment, balk, baulk, check, handicap] 3: one of several parallel sloping beams that support a roof [syn: rafter, balk, baulk] v 1: refuse to comply [syn: resist, balk, baulk, jib]