brock

noun
\ ˈbräk How to pronounce brock (audio) \

Definition of brock

British
: badger

First Known Use of brock

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for brock

Middle English, from Old English broc, of Celt origin; akin to Welsh broch badger

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