pad|dock

pad|dock
pad|dock1 «PAD uhk», noun, verb.
–n.
1. a small, enclosed field near a stable or house, used for exercising animals or as a pasture, especially for horses: »

Ten cows were grazed in each break and moved into a new paddock every morning (John Hancock).

2. a pen at a race track, where horses are saddled before a race.
3. (in Australia and New Zealand) any field or piece of tillable or grass-covered land enclosed by a fence, often used as a sheep an cattle pasture.
–v.t.
1. to put or keep in or as if in a paddock: »

Shakespeare himself would have been commonplace had he been paddocked in a thinly-shaven vocabulary (James Russell Lowell).

2. (in Australia) to fence in (land).
[variant of parrock, Old English pearroc enclosed space; fence. Compare etym. under park. (Cf.park)]
pad|dock2 «PAD uhk», noun. Dialect.
1. a frog.
2. a toad.
[Middle English paddoke < pade toad, frog + -ok diminutive suffix]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • paddock — pad·dock s.m.inv. ES ingl. 1. TS zoot. recinto scoperto annesso a una stalla di bovini, suini o equini, atto alla sosta all aperto degli animali, spec. nella stagione estiva 2. TS equit. box con recinto erboso chiuso da palizzate destinato a… …   Dizionario italiano

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