Puttock definition

(now UK regional) Any of several birds of prey including the red kite, buzzard or marsh harrier.
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(nautical) The futtock.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
puttock
Plural:
puttocks

Origin of puttock

  • Origin uncertain; perhaps representing an unattested Old English *putta (“hawk”). Compare pout (“a young bird”), poult.

    From Wiktionary