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caulk

  
, calk  
      vb  
1    to stop up (cracks, crevices, etc.) with a filler  
2      (Nautical)   to pack (the seams) between the planks of the bottom of (a vessel) with waterproof material to prevent leakage  
     (C15: from Old Northern French cauquer to press down, from Latin calcare to trample, from calx heel)  
  caulker, calker      n  
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