English to Welsh Meaning :: baulk

Baulk :
bôlc
- bôlc

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Noun(1) the area on a billiard table behind the balkline(2) something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress(3) one of several parallel sloping beams that support a roof
Verb(1) refuse to comply

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(1) Micky Conlan would roll the ball in front, then run, pick it up, baulk an imaginary opponent, run close to the boundary, kick the goal then scuttle back, laughing.(2) He then potted blue in the middle pocket but the cue ball rolled back off the baulk cushion into the opposite middle pocket for a five-point foul.(3) Superior claims may baulk inferior ones, but the liquidator's duty is to realise the assets of all in accordance with their rights.(4) Needing the colours to take the frame he was about to take a tough shot on green near the baulk cushion when two spectators left the arena.(5) Milner potted green to level the frame scores but left a sitting brown after attempting an ambitious pot along the baulk cushion.(6) It could still have gone either way on the colours, but Doherty had his nose in front when the pink bounced off three cushions and rolled into a baulk pocket.(7) At first she baulked at the idea, saying she no longer performed those pieces.(8) Parents concerned about allergies may balk at the idea of keeping pets around children.(9) There was a boggy place in the road but we could go through it as long as neither horse in the team balked .(10) He quickly baulked at the cost to the exchequer.(11) An original plan to make sure all taxis were painted black-and-yellow was dumped after cabbies baulked at the cost.(12) They may balk at the idea of a top boss getting millions while a company's share price is falling.(13) A method of setting out archaeological excavation trenches in a pattern of regular square or rectangular boxes with baulks between, pioneered by Sir Mortimer Wheeler at sites in India and southern Britain.(14) Indeed they are struggling to get into the team, baulked by players who last season didn't get games when Veron and Beckham were fit.(15) Of course, some might balk at the morality of keeping tabs on anyone 24 / 7, but this tricky question would at least leave one job for the ethics commissioner to handle.(16) Despite being slightly baulked by Thinus Delport it didn't matter as Hickie chased on and got there first to score.
Synonyms
Noun
1. balk ::
balk
Verb
2. jib ::
jib
3. resist ::
wrthsefyll
4. balk ::
balk
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