Cammock
Cammock Cam"mock, n. [AS. cammoc.] (Bot.) A plant having long hard, crooked roots, the {Ononis spinosa}; -- called also {rest-harrow}. The {Scandix Pecten-Veneris} is also called cammock. [1913 Webster]

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  • Cammock — This name, with variant spellings Cammack, Camock, Cammacke, Camocke, Camacke, Cammocke and Cammock, is of locational origin from a now lost place believed to have been in the Border Country. The name contains the Celtic element cam meaning bent… …   Surnames reference

  • cammock — n. type of plant with long hard and curved roots (Botany); type of cane or staff …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cammock — cam·mock …   English syllables

  • cammock — ˈkamək noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English cambok, from Medieval Latin cambuca, of Celtic origin; akin to Welsh camog bent stick, Scottish Gaelic camag curl, crook, Old Irish camm crooked more at change 1. Scotland : a curved or crooked stick …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ononis spinosa — Cammock Cam mock, n. [AS. cammoc.] (Bot.) A plant having long hard, crooked roots, the {Ononis spinosa}; called also {rest harrow}. The {Scandix Pecten Veneris} is also called cammock. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rest-harrow — Cammock Cam mock, n. [AS. cammoc.] (Bot.) A plant having long hard, crooked roots, the {Ononis spinosa}; called also {rest harrow}. The {Scandix Pecten Veneris} is also called cammock. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scandix Pecten-Veneris — Cammock Cam mock, n. [AS. cammoc.] (Bot.) A plant having long hard, crooked roots, the {Ononis spinosa}; called also {rest harrow}. The {Scandix Pecten Veneris} is also called cammock. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Camacke — This name, with variant spellings Cammack, Camock, Cammacke, Camocke, Camacke, Cammocke and Cammock, is of locational origin from a now lost place believed to have been in the Border Country. The name contains the Celtic element cam meaning bent… …   Surnames reference

  • Cammack — This name, with variant spellings Cammack, Camock, Cammacke, Camocke, Camacke, Cammocke and Cammock, is of locational origin from a now lost place believed to have been in the Border Country. The name contains the Celtic element cam meaning bent… …   Surnames reference

  • Cammacke — This name, with variant spellings Cammack, Camock, Cammacke, Camocke, Camacke, Cammocke and Cammock, is of locational origin from a now lost place believed to have been in the Border Country. The name contains the Celtic element cam meaning bent… …   Surnames reference

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