carrick

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

carrick (plural carricks)

  1. Alternative spelling of carrack.
  2. (Nabokov) A greatcoat.
    • 1959, Vladimir Nabokov, Invitation to a Beheading
      ...here there was little hairy Pushkin in a fur carrick, and ratlike Gogol in a flamboyant waistcoat, and old little Tolstoy with his fat nose...
    • Vladimir Nabokov, Lecture on The Metamorphosis (reprinted in Lectures on Literature, 1980)
      ... A poor man is robbed of his overcoat (Gogol's "The Greatcoat," or more correctly "The Carrick")...

Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish carrac (rock, large stone) (compare Irish carraig).

Noun[edit]

carrick f

  1. rock

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
carrick charrick garrick
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Derived terms[edit]