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arrish

noun
  1. Southwest English dialect corn stubble

Word Origin

Old English ersc
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Examples from the Web for arrish

Historical Examples

  • In Devon a corn-field, which has been cut and cleared, is called an "arrish."

    Notes and Queries, Number 74, March 29, 1851

    Various

  • But it must be observed, there is a difference between "arrish" and "harrisers."


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