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- South African term for leervis
- ‘Most eagerly sought are the magnificent leervis (pronounced leer fish,) sometimes called the garrick.’
- ‘Garrick are caught throughout the winter until October.’
Of unknown origin.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.