Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A small weir or dam in a river to direct the stream to gaps where fish traps are placed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A small weir or dam in a river to direct the stream to gaps where fish traps are placed.

from The 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.

Etymologies

Perhaps from Anglo-Saxon burg, burh, hill + -ock. (Wiktionary)

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