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calkin

[kaw-kin, kal-] /ˈkɔ kɪn, ˈkæl-/
noun
1.
calk2 (def 1).
Origin of calkin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English kakun < Middle Dutch calcoen hoof < Old French (Walloon) calcain < Latin calcāneum heel; see calcaneum
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