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brock

[brok] /brɒk/
noun
1.
a European badger.
Origin of brock
1000
before 1000; Middle English brok, Old English broc badger < Celtic; compare Irish, Scots Gaelic broc, Welsh broch
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brock

/brɒk/
noun
1.
a Brit name, used esp as a form of address in stories, for badger (sense 1)
Word Origin
Old English broc, of Celtic origin; compare Welsh broch
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n.

Old English brocc "badger," a borrowing from Celtic (cf. Old Irish brocc, Welsh broch). After c.1400, often with the adjective stinking, and meaning "a low, dirty fellow."

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