Definition of Nocking

1. Verb. (present participle of nock) ¹



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Definition of Nocking

1. nock [v] - See also: nock

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nocking

nociception
nociceptive
nociceptive reflex
nociceptor
nociceptors
nocifensive
nocifensor
nocifensor reflex
nocino
nocioception
nociperception
nock
nocked
nocket
nockets
nocking (current term)
nocks
nocodazole
nocosomial
noct-
noctalbuminuria
noctambulation
noctambulations
noctambulism
noctambulist
noctambulists
noctambulo
noctambuloes
noctidial
noctiferous

Literary usage of Nocking

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1. Manual of Instruction in the Use of Dumb Bells, Indian Clubs, and Other by Morris Bornstein (1889)
"nocking, Drawing and Loosing. Great care must be taken that the arrow fits exactly into the whipped portion of the string; if too thick or too thin it is ..."

2. The Theory and Practice of Archery by Horace Alfred Ford, W. Butt (1887)
"OF BRACING, OR STRINGING, AND nocking IN the previous chapters such plain directions have been given concerning the various implements of archery as will ..."

3. Cassell's Complete Book of Sports and Pastimes: Being a Compendium of Out by Cassell & Co, Cassell (London) (1896)
"Inconstant nocking makes a man lose his Fig. 5.—STANDING strength ; and besides, if the shaft hand is high and the bow haud low, or the contrary, ..."

4. The New Sporting Magazine (1831)
"nocking is nothing more than fixing the nock of the arrow in the string, and, ... The proper nocking-point in most bows, is exactly opposite the top of the ..."

5. Archery by Charles James Longman, Henry Walrond (1901)
"If the string has two eyes spliced on it, reverse k on the bow and wrap a second nocking-point on it, the alternative use of which will save the string ..."

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