balk: the area on a billiard table behind the balkline; "a player with ball in hand must play from the balk"
resist: refuse to comply
hindrance: something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress
rafter: one of several parallel sloping beams that support a roof
In baseball, a pitcher may commit a number of illegal motions or actions which constitute a balk. In games played under Official Baseball Rules, a balk results in a delayed dead ball, and the balk is ignored under specified circumstances. ...
Baulking is a village and civil parish about southeast of Faringdon in the Vale of White Horse district of Oxfordshire. In 1974 it was transferred from Berkshire.
(Baulking) (a kind of pump fake a.k.a. hezie or hesitation shot) is effective when using an outside water shot. The player gets in the position to shoot but stops halfway through. This puts the defense on edge and partially immobilizes the goalie by wasting his blocking lunge. ...
(Baulking) Refusing to start. See Jibbing.
(baulking) South Africans are more used to the Afrikaans mik - pretending to throw but not throwing. This is wrong at a line-out or behind a ruck, maul or scrum.
unexcavated strip left standing between excavation units such that soil profiles remain in place for study and reference.
A one metre unexcavated walkway between Areas.
Refuse to move forward, usually because of the presence of an aversive object or obstacle (as in jumping). See Napping.
A piece of square sawed or hewn timber of equal or nearly equal cross sectional dimensions
A strip of earth left standing between different parts of an excavation so that the vertical sections can be studied and for ease of access.
On each end of a croquet court are two unmarked lines about 1 yard in from the boundary line. These lines are about 12 yards in length and are where the game starts. A Croquet court is 28 yards wide so the Baulk is not quite half the length of the court.