birk

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birk ‎(plural birks)

  1. (Northern English) A birch tree. Cognate with Scots birk.
    (Can we date this quote?) The silver birk. - Alfred Tennyson.
  2. A small European minnow (Leuciscus phoxinus).
  3. (Britain, slang) Alternative spelling of berk

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Etymology[edit]

From Old English birc or byrc. Cognate with Middle English birch and Northern Middle English birk.

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birk ‎(plural birks)

  1. A birch tree.

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