OzPic Episode 13: Paddock

Oct 27, 2015

The Editor, Susan Butler, discusses the word paddock, a variant of the word parrock which exists only in English dialect and means a small enclosure, and how it expanded by 1849 in Australia to mean ‘many thousands of acres’.

Read more about the OzPic project at: www.macquariedictionary.com.au/ozpic

(Image by Tim Keegan, CC 2.0, altered)






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