What does the word chalk mean?

Usage examples for chalk

  1. As the sun, at that season of the year, was going round farther and farther to the south every week, it shone in farther and farther upon the floor, so that each chalk mark was farther in than the one made the week before. – Rollo's Experiments by Jacob Abbott
  2. The proper way is to chalk the piece of wood and push it up the keyway just tightly home, then withdraw and fit it again. – Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II by Joshua Rose
  3. Engle's face was as white as chalk when a little later he came back into the room with his wife; his two hands were like rock upon his rifle. – The Bells of San Juan by Jackson Gregory

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