Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A local English name of the turbot, Psetta maxima.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.), Prov. Eng. A fish of the turbot kind; the brill.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun UK, dialect A fish of the turbot kind; the brill.

Etymologies

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Middle English byrte; compare French bertonneau and English bret, burt.

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