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caulk

[kȯk]
Also spelled calk.
(engineering)
To make a seam or point airtight, watertight, or steamtight by driving in caulking compound, dry pack, lead wool, or other material.
(materials)
Material used to caulk seams.

Caulk

To render a joint tight against the elements by filling the seam with a malleable substance such as tar, lead, or putty.

caulk

To fill a joint, crack, etc., with caulking.
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When you're done reading Calked Boots and Cant Hooks it's not hard to believe at all.
The river pigs worked from "can to can't," from the first light to see by until after sunset, six days a week, riding the log booms down river, running across the floating timber in their calked boots.
He slept at Piers and Sylvia's, on the floor in the living room because his old room was used for storage now, full of saws and axes, peaveys and an ancient cant hook, old springboards, wedges, calked boots, and old quart whisky bottles full of lubricants for the saws.
We had all learned (three times) that trying to walk with calked boots on rock is like rollerskating, that we should keep our pant cuffs "stagged" to prevent them from catching underbrush, and that" an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.