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

  Coak \Coak\, v. t. (Carp.)
     To unite, as timbers, by means of tenons or dowels in the
     edges or faces. --Totten.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Coak \Coak\ (k[=o]k), n.
     See Coke, n.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Coak \Coak\, n.
     1. (Carp.) A kind of tenon connecting the face of a scarfed
        timber with the face of another timber, or a dowel or pin
        of hard wood or iron uniting timbers. [Also spelt coag.]
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     2. A metallic bushing or strengthening piece in the center of
        a wooden block sheave.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Coke \Coke\, n. [Perh. akin to cake, n.]
     Mineral coal charred, or depriver of its bitumen, sulphur, or
     other volatile matter by roasting in a kiln or oven, or by
     distillation, as in gas works. It is lagerly used where ?
     smokeless fire is required. [Written also coak.]
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     Gas coke, the coke formed in gas retorts, as distinguished
        from that made in ovens.
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