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brock


  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Badger  \Badg"er\,  n.  [OE.  bageard  prob.  fr  badge  +  -ard,  in 
  reference  to  the  white  mark  on  its  forehead.  See  {Badge},n.] 
  1.  A  carnivorous  quadruped  of  the  genus  {Meles}  or  of  an 
  allied  genus.  It  is  a  burrowing  animal,  with  short,  thick 
  legs,  and  long  claws  on  the  fore  feet.  One  species  ({M. 
  vulgaris}),  called  also  {brock},  inhabits  the  north  of 
  Europe  and  Asia;  another  species  ({Taxidea  Americana  or 
  Labradorica})  inhabits  the  northern  parts  of  North 
  America.  See  {Teledu}. 
 
  2.  A  brush  made  of  badgers'  hair,  used  by  artists. 
 
  {Badger  dog}.  (Zo["o]l.)  See  {Dachshund}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Brock  \Brock\,  n.  [See  {Brocket}.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  brocket.  --Bailey. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Brocket  \Brock"et\  (br[o^]k"[e^]t),  n.  [OE.  broket,  F.  broquart 
  fallow  deer  a  year  old  fr  the  same  root  as  E.  broach, 
  meaning  point  (hence  tine  of  a  horn).] 
  1.  (Zo["o]l.)  A  male  red  deer  two  years  old  --  sometimes 
  called  {brock}. 
 
  2.  (Zo["o]l.)  A  small  South  American  deer,  of  several  species 
  ({Coassus  superciliaris},  {C.  rufus},  and  {C.  auritus}). 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Brock  \Brock\,  n.  [AS.  broc,  fr  W.  broch;  akin  to  Ir  &  Gael. 
  broc,  Corn.  &  Armor.  broch;  cf  Ir  &  Gael.  breac  speckled.] 
  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  badger. 
 
  Or  with  pretense  of  chasing  thence  the  brock.  --B. 
  Jonson 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Brock,  NE  (village,  FIPS  6505) 
  Location:  40.48114  N,  95.95966  W 
  Population  (1990):  143  (76  housing  units) 
  Area:  0.8  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  68320