breck

1 of 2

noun (1)

ˈbrek
plural -s
dialectal, England
: breach, gap

breck

2 of 2

noun (2)

"
plural -s
British
: a stretch of rough or sandy often undulating ground
scattered trees or the pine hedges which are a feature of the Norfolk brecks Bruce Campbell
also : an enclosed portion of such land

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Word History

Etymology

Noun (1)

Middle English brek, from breken to break

Noun (2)

perhaps from Old Norse brekka slope of a hill

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“Breck.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/breck. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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