beck


beck

noun, British

Definition of BECK

a natural body of running water smaller than a river <when we were lads, we raced our toy boats in the narrow beck that bordered the lane>
Synonyms beck [British], bourn (or bourne), brook, brooklet, burn [British], gill [British], rill, rivulet, run [chiefly Midland], runlet, runnel, streamlet

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