Definitions

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  • noun A corner; nook.
  • noun An enclosure in a grass field, in which cattle are penned up at night.

Etymologies

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From Middle English, from Old Norse , vrá ("corner, nook"), from Proto-Germanic *wranhō (“angle, corner”), from Proto-Indo-European *wrenk- (“to turn, twist, bend”). Cognate with Scots wra, wray ("corner, nook"), Danish and Swedish vrå ("corner, nook, recess").

Examples

  • She can still get up and down her ramp to the backyard, in and out of "her" chair in our living room, and she still says "Wroo wroo!" with great enthusiasm when she sees me get my car keys out in the morning.

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