nock: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (nok), [key]
- a metal or plastic piece at the end of an arrow, having a notch for the bowstring.
- a notch or groove at the end of an arrow into which the bowstring fits.
- a notch or groove at each end of a bow, to hold the bowstring in place.
- throat (def. 6a).
- to furnish with a nock.
- to adjust (the arrow) to the bowstring, in readiness to shoot.
- nock (Thesaurus)