Pad"dock (?), n. [OE. padde toad, frog + -ock; akin to D. pad, padde, toad, Icel. & Sw. padda, Dan. padde.] Zool.

A toad or frog.
Wyclif.

"Loathed paddocks." Spenser

Paddock pipe Bot., a hollow-stemmed plant of the genus Equisetum, especially E. limosum and the fruiting stems of E. arvense; -- called also padow pipe and toad pipe. See Equisetum. -- Paddock stone. See Toadstone. -- Paddock stool Bot.,a toadstool.

 

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Pad"dock, n. [Corrupted fr. parrock. See Parrock.]

1.

A small inclosure or park for sporting.

[Obs.]

2.

A small inclosure for pasture; esp., one adjoining a stable.

Evelyn. Cowper.

 

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