“If Sylvia should get pneumonia—” began Sahwah, and then chocked over the dreadful possibility.
And, I guess, yer barns are chocked full of yer wheel gearing and implements.
Besides, I should be delighted to have him chocked into the tronk for ‘gun-running.’
And with this dire remark he grabbed at a sliding pot and chocked it off on top of the stove with a rolling rod.
The idea of insinuating that you had stepped in fraudulently, and been the parasite which chocked her!
Colville approached him and they stood side by side until "The Last Hope" was safely moored and chocked.
Here they were chocked and lashed and left to cool for several days before they were in a condition to be stowed away in the hold.
Here, in long tiers, with alleyways between, the water-casks were chocked safely on their sides.
The latter, apparently as steady as though “chocked up” in a dry-dock, drove serenely on in great swinging zigzags.
When she was chocked, a course was shaped for the derelict brig, according to the indication of the masthead man.
1670s, "lumpy piece of wood," possibly from Old North French choque "a block" (Old French çoche "log," 12c.; Modern French souche "stump, stock, block"), from Gaulish *tsukka "a tree trunk, stump."
"tightly, close up against," 1799, back formation from chock-full.