Carse
Carse Carse (k[aum]rs), n. [Of Celtic origin; cf. W. cars bog, fen. carsen reed, Armor. kars, korsen, bog plant, reed.] Low, fertile land; a river valley. [Scot.] --Jomieson. [1913 Webster]

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  • Carse — Carse, Getreidemaß in Frankreich = 256,79 par. Kubikzoll …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • CARSE — Armeniae urbs. Cedren. seu Chorsa, nunc Cars, urbs munita Asiae in Turcomannia, prope fontes Euphratis sub Turcis a 100. circiter annis. Baudrand. Tantopere aestimata, ut Turcarum Imperator inter titulos suos, Dominus Carsi, dici amet. An Charrae …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Carse — In Scottish geography, a Carse (the modern form of older Scots kerse ) is an area of low lying, typically alluvial and fertile land occupying certain Scottish river valleys, such as the River Forth, where it contrasts with the Ochil Hills to the… …   Wikipedia

  • Carse — Recorded in a range of spellings including Carus, Carass, Carse, Caress, Cariss, Carass, Caris, Carriss, Cars and Carss, this is an English surname. The early research indicated that the development was from the medieval word carre hous as shown… …   Surnames reference

  • carse — /kahrs, kers/, n. Scot. bottom land. [1325 75; ME cars, kerss, equiv. to ker marsh ( < ON kjarr marshy grove; cf. Sw kärr marsh) + ss, north var. of ISH1] * * * …   Universalium

  • CARSE —    the name given in Scotland to alluvial lands bordering on a river …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • carse — [kα:s] noun Scottish fertile lowland beside a river. Origin ME: perh. an alt. of carrs, plural of carr …   English new terms dictionary

  • carse — n. Sc. fertile lowland beside a river. Etymology: ME, perh. f. carrs swamps …   Useful english dictionary

  • Carse de Gowri — Carse de Gowri, so v.w. Gowri …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • carse deposit — carse deposit, Geology. an estuarine deposit made up of clay and silt …   Useful english dictionary

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