bullock etymology

English word bullock comes from English bull, English -ock

Detailed word origin of bullock

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
bull English (eng) (dated, 17th century) to publish in a Papal bull To mock, cheat A papal bull, an official document or edict from the Pope.. A seal affixed to a document, especially a document from the Pope. (Philadelphia, slang) A man.. (UK). (UK, historical, obsolete, _, slang) A crown coin; its value, 5 shillings.. (US) Specifically, a policeman employed in a railroad yard.. (finance) An investor who buys [...]
-ock English (eng) Forming nouns from nouns, originally with a diminutive sense.
bulluc Old English (ang)
bullok Middle English (enm)
bullock English (eng) (obsolete) To bully. (archaic) A young bull.. A castrated bull; an ox.

Words with the same origin as bullock

Descendants of -ock