New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: baulk · back · bald · bale · ball · balm · bank · bark · bask · bulk
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baulk

(also

balk

(especially US)
1. verb person: recoil2. verb HORSE refuse3. verb thwart, deprive4. noun SPOR in snooker5. noun CONSTR beam 1 verb person: recoil INTRANSITIVEtarraing siar  c m useachain verb  c m uto baulk at a challenge loiceadh roimh dhúshlánto baulk at an idea bheith ag doicheall roimh smaoineamhshe liked the car but baulked at the price thaitin an carr léi ach ní bhfuair sí inti féin an praghas a íocthey baulked at making the big changes we suggested chúlaigh siad ó na hathruithe móra a mholamarhe baulks at nothing níl rud ar bith mór aige, ní stopfadh dada é 2 verb HORSE refuse INTRANSITIVEloic verb  c m uher horse baulked at the second fence loic a capall ag an dara claí, rinne an capall staic uirthi ag an dara claí
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3 verb thwart, deprive TRANSITIVEcoisc verb  c m ucosc a chur arbac verb  c m ubac a chur arhe was baulked as he ran in stopadh é agus é ag rith isteachthe government's plan was baulked by the unions chuir na ceardchumainn plean an rialtais de dhroim seoilhe was like a tiger baulked of its prey bhí sé cosúil le tíogar ar coinníodh a chreach uaidh 4 noun SPOR in snookerbalc masc1  c m uhe left the white tight against the baulk cushion d'fhág sé an bán teann in éadan chúisín an bhailc 5 noun CONSTR beambalc masc1  c m uhuge balks of timber bailc ollmhóra adhmaid, easnacha ollmhóra adhmaid

balk

noun (US) SPOR in baseballloiceadh masc  c m u → see baulk