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 BalkBalkis. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Balker.
 
One who from an eminence balks or directs fishermen where shoals of herrings have gathered together. (Anglo-Saxon, bælc-an, to shout.)   1
 


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