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Definition of chalk

chalk

  • When a horse is the favorite, or has the most money bet on it that horse is termed the "chalk." In the pre computer days a horse became the "chalk" because the horse's name would disappear in chalk dust as the bookie constantly erased and lowered the horse's odds.

    Last edited on Apr 12 2004. Submitted by Jeff C. on Apr 12 2004.

noun

  • Street slang for Methamphetamine.

    Last edited on Aug 12 2015. Submitted by Anonymous on Aug 12 2015.

  • anything that is favored to win.

    Last edited on Aug 14 2015. Submitted by Chuck S. on Aug 14 2015.

  • drug slang for cocaine.

    Last edited on Aug 14 2015. Submitted by Chuck S. on Aug 14 2015.

  • military slang for a specific aircraft load, esp. a group of paratroopers/airborne soldiers deployed from a single aircraft for air assault/airborne operations.

    Last edited on Aug 14 2015. Submitted by Chuck S. on Aug 14 2015.

  • a white person especially (sometimes used to describe a black person or a person of mixed race).

    Last edited on Aug 14 2015. Submitted by Chuck S. on Aug 14 2015.

verb

  • to prepare cocaine for inhalation.

    Last edited on Aug 15 2015. Submitted by Chuck S. on Aug 15 2015.

verb - transitive

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Definitions include: Surrender and accept the cause as something beyond one's control.

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