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Definitions of balk:
  • noun:   an illegal pitching motion while runners are on base
  • noun:   the area on a billiard table behind the balkline
    Example: "A player with ball in hand must play from the balk"
  • noun:   one of several parallel sloping beams that support a roof
  • noun:   something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress
  • verb:   refuse to comply
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #15929)

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