birk

[ burk; Scots birk ]
/ bɜrk; Scots bɪrk /

noun, adjective, verb (used with object) Scot. and North England.

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Origin of birk

before 900; Middle English byrk,Old English birc, by-form of bircebirch
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British Dictionary definitions for birk

birk
/ (bɪrk, bɜːk) mainly Scot /

noun

a birch tree
(plural) a birch wood

adjective

consisting or made of birch

Word Origin for birk

C14: from Old Norse; compare birch
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