What does nock mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. score, nock, mark(verb)

    make small marks into the surface of

    "score the clay before firing it"


  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: http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=nock)

Webster Dictionary

  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.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Nock

    nok, n. the forward upper end of a sail that sets with a boom: a notch, esp. that on the butt-end of an arrow for the string. [Cf. Notch.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nock in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nock in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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