- expectation that something took place, will take place or was in some state; it should be so; bound to be; expected to be; must be
- nock (of a bow)
- nock (of an arrow)
- nock-shaped grip (between thumb and forefinger) - Sumo term ➜ はず押し【はずおし】
- wooden frame on the tip of the mast of a Japanese ship that prevents the hawser from falling out
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