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stirk

Syllabification: stirk
Pronunciation: /stərk
 
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Definition of stirk in English:

noun

British
A yearling bullock or heifer.
Example sentences
  • Handily, there is a glossary, so that you, too, will know that a tufter is an old hound, and a stirk is a shorthorned bullock.
  • The odd dairy cow made £530, stirks ranged from £150 - £450 and stronger stores made up to £492.
  • The use of markets is prohibited for pregnant stock, stirks under six months and lambs under 12 weeks.

Origin

Old English stirc, perhaps from stēor 'steer' + -oc (see -ock).

Words that rhyme with stirk

berk, berserk, Burke, cirque, dirk, Dunkirk, erk, irk, jerk, kirk, lurk, mirk, murk, outwork, perk, quirk, shirk, smirk, Turk, work

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