parrock

noun par·rock \ ˈparək \

Definition of parrock

plural -s
dialectal, British
:a small field :paddock

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Origin and Etymology of parrock

Middle English parrok, from Old English pearroc fence, enclosure; akin to Middle Dutch parc, perc, parric enclosure, Old High German pfarrih, pferrih; all from a prehistoric West Germanic word borrowed from (assumed) Vulgar Latin parricus enclosure (whence Medieval Latin parricus)


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