Barling meaning

(UK dialectal) The smallest pig in a litter; runt.
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(UK dialectal, Scotland) A pole.
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Origin of barling

  • From Middle English *barling, diminutive of Middle English bar, bor (“boar”), equivalent to boar +‎ -ling. Compare Scots bar, bare, bair (“boar”).

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  • From bar +‎ -ling. Compare Swedish bärling (“pole”).

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