noun see lavrock

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Laverock — is the Scots word for a lark. It may also refer to:*Laverock, Pennsylvania, a small unincorporated community in the United States *Charles Laverock Lambe, British air marshalee also*Caerlaverock, a place in Scotland …   Wikipedia

  • Laverock — La ver*ock (l[=a] v[ e]r*[o^]k), n. [See {Lark} the bird.] The lark. [Old Eng. & Scot.] [Written also {lavrock}.] Gower. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Laverock — This unusual and interesting name is of medieval English origin, and is a peculiarly northern English form of the nickname surname Lark , usually found in Northumberland and Yorkshire. The modern surname, found as Laverick , Lavarack and Laverock …   Surnames reference

  • laverock — /lav euhr euhk, layv reuhk/, n. Chiefly Scot. a lark, esp. a skylark. Also, lavrock. /lav reuhk/. [1275 1325; ME laverok, OE lawerce LARK1] * * * …   Universalium

  • laverock — North Country (Newcastle) Words the sky lark …   English dialects glossary

  • laverock — n. skylark (Scottish term) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • laverock — lav·er·ock …   English syllables

  • laverock — lav•er•ock [[t]ˈlæv ər ək, ˈleɪv rək[/t]] also lav•rock [[t]ˈlæv rək[/t]] n. Chiefly Scot. scot. orn a lark, esp. a skylark • Etymology: 1275–1325; ME laverok, OE lāwerce lark I …   From formal English to slang

  • laverock —   n. sky lark …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • laverock — …   Useful english dictionary

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