Maddock meaning

(obsolete) An earthworm, a maggot.
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Origin of maddock

  • From Middle English maddoc, from an unrecorded Old English form corresponding to Old Norse maðkr (whence dialectal English mawk, Danish madike, Swedish mask), originally a diminutive of the Proto-Germanic *maþô (“worm”) (whence Old English maþa), equivalent to made (“maggot”) +‎ -ock.

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