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synonyms for nock

  • cleft
  • cut
  • gap
  • gash
  • groove
  • incision
  • indent
  • indenture
  • mark
  • mill
  • nick
  • rabbet
  • rut
  • score
  • scratch

antonyms for nock

MOST RELEVANT
  • closing
  • closure
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How to use nock in a sentence

Then run your hand along the side of the bow and string to the bottom nock.
THE ART OF ENTERTAININGM. E. W. SHERWOOD
In each of the tips of the horns is a notch for the string, called the nock.
THE ART OF ENTERTAININGM. E. W. SHERWOOD
She can nock the spots off from any woman who wears a waterfall, gettin' up a good square meal.
PUNCHINELLO, VOL. 1, NO. 18, JULY 30, 1870VARIOUS
It was published on the premises now occupied as Nock's refreshment bar, in Union Passage.
PERSONAL RECOLLECTIONS OF BIRMINGHAM AND BIRMINGHAM MENE. EDWARDS
In shooting at the target the first thing is to nock the arrow, that is, to place it properly on the string.
THE ART OF ENTERTAININGM. E. W. SHERWOOD
Forgetting to nock another arrow, Geronimo crawled weakly from beneath the horse and for a few minutes sat shivering.
THE STORY OF GERONIMOJAMES ARTHUR KJELGAARD
The nock itself was square shouldered and terminated in a pin half an inch in diameter and an inch long.
HUNTING WITH THE BOW AND ARROWSAXTON POPE
Twirling it slowly in this position, he applied one end of the sinew near the nock, fixing it by overlapping.
HUNTING WITH THE BOW AND ARROWSAXTON POPE
The first feather he applied on a line perpendicular to the plane of the nock; the two others were equidistant from this.
HUNTING WITH THE BOW AND ARROWSAXTON POPE
He gently slid the arrow forward until the nock slipped over the string at its center.
HUNTING WITH THE BOW AND ARROWSAXTON POPE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO NOCK

  • cleft
  • cut
  • gap
  • gash
  • groove
  • incision
  • indent
  • indenture
  • mark
  • mill
  • nick
  • nock
  • rabbet
  • rut
  • score
  • scratch
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.