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  • n. An inclosure; a park; a croft, or small field; a paddock.
  • v. To inclose or shut in; park.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A croft, or small field; a paddock.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An inclosure; a park; a croft or small field.
  • n. See the quotation.
  • To inclose or shut in; park.

Etymologies

From Middle English parrok, from Old English pearruc, pearroc ("clatrum, fence by which a space is enclosed, enclosure, enclosed land"). See park. (Wiktionary)
From Middle English parroken, parrokken, from parrok. See above. (Wiktionary)

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  • The Century Dictionary definition for parrock advises us to see "the quotation." I think this was it:

    "'Paul primus heremita hadde parroked hym-selue,
    That no man myghte se hym for muche mos and lenes.'

    Piers Plowman (C), xviii."

    - The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

    July 31, 2010