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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English parrok, from Old English pearruc, pearroc (clatrum, fence by which a space is enclosed, enclosure, enclosed land). See park.


parrock (plural parrocks)

  1. (Britain, dialect) An enclosure; a park; a croft, or small field; a paddock.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English parroken, parrokken, from parrok. See above.


parrock (third-person singular simple present parrocks, present participle parrocking, simple past and past participle parrocked)

  1. (transitive) To enclose or shut in; park.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for parrock in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)