breck

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search
See also: Breck and Bréck

Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish brecc (speckled, spotted; trout). Cognate with Irish breac, Scottish Gaelic breac, Breton breac’h and Welsh brych.

Adjective[edit]

breck (plural breckey)

  1. speckled, spotted
  2. spotty, pocked
  3. (of horse) dappled
  4. piebald, pied, mottled, variegated, brindle
  5. tartan, checkered
  6. trout-coloured

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

breck m (genitive singular breck, plural brick)

  1. speckle, spot

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

breck m (genitive singular breck, plural brick)

  1. trout, brown trout

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
breck vreck mreck
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

breck m (plural brecks)

  1. Synonym of breque
    • 1877, Benito Pérez Galdós, Gloria
      Seguían luego en otro coche D. Juan Amarillo con el teniente cura y dos beneficiados de las cercanías, y después, en un breck, los demás convidados, que eran amigos venidos para tal solemnidad de la capital de la provincia.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)