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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French terril.

NounEdit

terril m (plural terrils, diminutive terrilke n)

  1. (Belgium) spoil heap

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From terre + -is, with spelling change reportedly reflecting Belgian colloquial pronunciation.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

terril m (plural terrils)

  1. slag heap

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