Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small weir or dam put in a river to direct the stream to gaps where fish-traps are placed.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A small weir or dam in a river to direct the stream to gaps where fish traps are placed.
- Perhaps from Anglo-Saxon burg, burh, hill + -ock. (Wiktionary)
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List of words pertaining to dams and other means of impounding and directing water; their names, parts, pieces, passageways.
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