croy

noun
\ ˈkrȯi \
plural -s

Definition of croy

: a barrier built out in a stream as a fish shelter or means of allaying bank erosion

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History and Etymology for croy

Medieval Latin croya, croa fish trap, from Scottish Gaelic crō pen for animals, hut

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“Croy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/croy. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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