Etymology
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chock-full (adj.)

c. 1400, chokkeful "crammed full," first element possibly from choke "cheek" (see cheek (n.)). Or it may be from Old French choquier "collide, crash, hit" (13c., Modern French choquer), which is probably from Germanic (compare Middle Dutch schokken; see shock (n.1)).

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Definitions of chock-full

chock-full (adj.)
packed full to capacity;
Synonyms: chockablock / chockful / choke-full / chuck-full / cram full
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