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birt

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Middle English byrte; compare French bertonneau and English bret, burt.

NounEdit

birt (plural birts)

  1. (UK, dialect) A fish of the turbot kind; the brill.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Old IrishEdit

VerbEdit

birt

  1. third-person singular preterite absolute of beirid

Related termsEdit

VerbEdit

·birt

  1. second-person singular preterite conjunct of beirid