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How many syllables in Balk


Word

Balk

How many syllables?

1 Syllable

How it's divided?

balk

Definition

  • v. i. - A ridge of land left unplowed between furrows, or at the end of a field; a piece missed by the plow slipping aside.
  • v. i. - A great beam, rafter, or timber; esp., the tie-beam of a house. The loft above was called "the balks."
  • v. i. - One of the beams connecting the successive supports of a trestle bridge or bateau bridge.
  • v. i. - A hindrance or disappointment; a check.
  • v. i. - A sudden and obstinate stop; a failure.
  • v. i. - A deceptive gesture of the pitcher, as if to deliver the ball.


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