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Make a short, low clicking sound.‘her needle plocked in and out of her embroidery’
A short, low clicking sound.[as modifier] ‘when a rock makes contact with the stomach there is a sickly plock sound’
- ‘It scatters away and makes a ‘plock’ sound against a cabinet.’
- ‘In a sense it lost its voice with the plock, plock, plock being replaced by the merest muffle of a sound.’
- ‘But I haven't had time to stack the china shop with entries to fall plock, plock, plock into place in my absence.’
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