Origin of brockMiddle English brok from Old English brocc from British an unverified form brokkos, sharp, pointed (in reference to its nose); akin to Welsh brach, Classical Latin broccus: see broach
Origin of brockMiddle English brok from Old English broc of Celtic origin
(third-person singular simple present brocks, present participle brocking, simple past and past participle brocked)
- to taunt
From Old English broc, itself from a source akin to Irish broc, Welsh broch, Cornish brogh.