pleck

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English pleck, plek, perhaps a variation of plack, or perhaps from an unrecorded Old English *plecc (spot, mark), from Proto-Germanic *plakjō (spot, stain). Cognate with West Frisian plak (place, location, spot), Dutch plek (place, spot, patch), Low German Plakk, Plakke (spot, place, patch). More at patch.

Noun[edit]

pleck (plural plecks)

  1. (UK dialectal) A plot of ground.