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A two-masted, bluff-bowed Dutch sailboat, used for fishing.
Middle English: from Middle Dutch.
A large spherical concretion occurring in sedimentary rock.
Late 17th century (originally a dialect word denoting a kind of ironstone): perhaps from dog.
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.