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Definition of the adjective balking

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adjective

  1. stopping short and refusing to go on

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Google previewThe English Dialect Dictionary: A-C (1903)

by Joseph Wright

BALKING, vbl. sb. Wor. Oxf. Hrt. Suf. Ess. Ken. Cor. Also written baulking Wor. Hrt. [bokin.] 1. A mode of ploughing land in ridges, usually to ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Panjábí language (1854)

by Lodiana. American Presbyterian mission

Stoppage, obstruction, balking, standing fast, contrariety, obstinacy; c. w. 9 TtTigft and ark, mark, *./. Blan- dislunent, coquetry. Also ar.taln, ». m. Defence, protection , a screen. ard, bajar, *. m. The common market, the open street. 37»T rr,na, ...

Google previewThe English dialect dictionary (2004)

by J. Wright

BALKING, vbt'. sb. Wor. Oxf. Hrt. Sui. E55. Ken. Cor. Also written haulking Wor. Hrt. [boltim] 1. A mode of ploughing land in ridges, usually to lie ...

Google previewThe English Dialect Dictionary: R-S (1904)

by Joseph Wright

It is the practice, in dry seasons, to plough one furrow and leave one, which is called risbalking, or strike balking, Marshall Review (1818) II. 453. Ken. Lewis /.

Google previewThe English Dialect Dictionary, Being the Complete Vocabulary of All Dialect Words Still in Use, Or Known to Have Been in Use During the Last Two Hundred Years: R-S (1904)

by Joseph Wright

It is the practice, in dry seasons, to plough one furrow and leave one, which is called risbalking, or strike balking, Marshall Review (1818) II. 453. Ken. Lewis /.

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Litterature (1875)

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Health and Home (1881)

A Domestic Guide to Health, Wealth and Happiness; Thorough and Exhaustive, and Adapted to the Easy Apprehension of All Classes by Isaac N. Reed, M. A. Frost, Edward Harris Ruddock

Horses know nothing about balking, only as they are brought into it by improper management; and when a horse balks in harness, it is generally from some mismanagement, excitement, confusion, or from not knowing how to pull, but seldom ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science (2012)

by Saul I. Gass, Carl M. Harris

BALKING When customers arriving at a queueing system decide not to join the line and instead go away because they anticipate too long a wait. BANKING Stavros A. Zenios University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia & University of Cyprus ...

Google previewThe Home Reference Library: Household encyclopedia (1900)

BALKING on ]rBBING.—This is one of the most provoking vices of the horse, and it can be successfully combatted only by a man of the most imperturbable temper. The slightest sign of vexation only increases the evil, and makes the animal ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica ... (1903)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature ... in Thirty Volumes with New American Supplement

M Balking, England ...

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Scrabble value of B3A1L1K5I1N1G2

The value of this 7-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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