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chock•a•block



Pronunciation: (chok'u-blok'), [key]
adj.
1. extremely full; crowded; jammed: a room chockablock with furniture and plants.
2. Naut.having the blocks drawn close together, as when the tackle is hauled to the utmost.

adv.
in a crowded manner: books piled chockablock on the narrow shelf. Also,chock'-a-block'.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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