1) One of several words for a badger.

1651 2 brocke heads, Elland

1675 some that cut wood spying brocks about that place, Northowram. Used as a name for a horse, no doubt because of the colouring: 1557 a whyte mayre called Brocke, Newton Kyme.

dates 1556 1651 1675

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