The definition of a paddock is a small field near a stable where horses exercise or where they're saddled.(noun)
An example of a paddock is an enclosed green field near a racetrack stable.
See paddock in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME paddoke < padde (< OE pad, frog, toad) + -ok, -ock
Origin: phonetic alteration of earlier parrock < ME parrok, enclosed field < OE pearruc, enclosure: see park
See paddock in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Alteration of Middle English parrok
Origin: , from Old English pearroc.
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