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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. score, nock, mark(verb)

    make small marks into the surface of

    "score the clay before firing it"

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  1. nock(Noun)

    Either of the two grooves in a bow that hold the bowstring.

  2. nock(Noun)

    The notch at the rear of an arrow that fits on the bowstring.

  3. nock(Verb)

    To fit an arrow against the bowstring of a bow or crossbow.

  4. nock(Verb)

    To cut a nock in (usually in an arrow's base or the tips of a bow).

  5. Origin: "notch on a bow," late 14c., probably from a Scandinavian source (cf. Swed. nock "notch"), but cf. also Low Ger. nokk, Du. nok "tip of a sail." (source:

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  1. Nock(noun)

    a notch

  2. Nock(noun)

    the upper fore corner of a boom sail or of a trysail

  3. Nock(verb)

    to notch; to fit to the string, as an arrow; to string, as a bow

  4. Origin: [See Notch.]

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