terril

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French terril.

Noun[edit]

terril m (plural terrils, diminutive terrilke n)

  1. (Belgium) spoil heap

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From terre + -is, with spelling change reportedly reflecting Belgian colloquial pronunciation.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

terril m (plural terrils)

  1. slag heap

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