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 for nock
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Nock \Nock\, n. [See Notch.]
     1. A notch.
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              He took his arrow by the nock.        --Chapman.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Naut.) The upper fore corner of a boom sail or of a
        trysail.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Nock \Nock\, v. t.
     To notch; to fit to the string, as an arrow; to string, as a
     bow. --Chapman.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  nock
      v 1: make small marks into the surface of; "score the clay
           before firing it" [syn: score, nock, mark]

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