hirst

noun \ˈhirst\

Definition of hirst

plural

-s

  1. 1 Scottish a :  a barren unproductive plot of ground b :  a sandbank in a river

  2. 2 Scottish :  a great number or quantity

  3. 3 Scottish :  the part of the floor of a mill where the millstones turn in their framework

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Origin and Etymology of hirst

Middle English hirst, hurst grove, knoll


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