carse

carse

[kahrs, kers]
noun Scot.
bottom land.

Origin:
1325–75; Middle English cars, kerss, equivalent to ker marsh (< Old Norse kjarr marshy grove; compare Swedish kärr marsh) + -ss, north variant of -ish1

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carse (kɑːs, Scottish kærs)
 
n
(Scot) a riverside area of flat fertile alluvium
 
[C14: of uncertain origin; perhaps from a plural form of carr]

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