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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Bauk \Bauk\, Baulk \Baulk\, n. & v.
     See {Balk}.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 2.0 [wn]:



  baulk
       n 1: the area on a billiard table behind the balkline; "a player
            with ball in hand must play from the balk" [syn: {balk}]
       2: something immaterial that interferes with or delays action
          or progress [syn: {hindrance}, {deterrent}, {impediment},
          {balk}, {check}, {handicap}]
       3: one of several parallel sloping beams that support a roof
          [syn: {rafter}, {balk}]
       v : refuse to comply [syn: {resist}, {balk}, {jib}]

















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