American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A mass of floating or stationary ice; an iceberg.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A rock.
- n. A large floating mass or mountain of ice; an iceberg.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A large mass or hill, as of ice.
- n. Austrian composer in Schoenberg's twelve-tone music system (1885-1935)
- n. a large mass of ice floating at sea; usually broken off of a polar glacier
- From Middle English bergh, berg, from Old English berg, beorg ("mountain, hill"), from Proto-Germanic *bergaz, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰergʰ (“height”). Cognate with Dutch berg, German Berg, Swedish berg, and Russian берег (béreg). (Wiktionary)
- Short for iceberg. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“But I suppose a pundit, such as berg, is used to these odours and finds it quite comfortable to swim in sleaze.”
“Am I the only one to remember Sjöberg from the Brunching Shuttlecocks site?”
“The berg was a large one, fifty paces at least each way, and there was a hope that the other side might be more favourable.”
“The berg is a good deal larger than I had fancied," answered Andrew.”
“Because they're both Jewish and have "berg" in their last name?”
“Surprisingly, some of the hottest days, when temperatures up to 40°C are recorded, occur in winter as a result of hot "berg," or mountain winds.”
“You're looking at the names on the census that end in "- berg" and "- stein" while thinking, How do we get all these Juden onto trains?”
“Up this 'berg' our ponies wound their way zigzag between the rough boulders of rock which strewed the path.”
“June 23, 2009 5: 18 AM abe van den berg said ... need puma font mail to apartstudio@quicknet. nl”
“May 27, 2009 10: 44 AM abe van den berg said ... need puma font”
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A list of words that WWF recognizes as valid - most are unusual words; some are simply high-scoring.
From the novel by Stella Gibbons
Environmental Ice and Snow
(excluding all the food ice)
Hill words. Also see over hill.
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