Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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ARRO, n. [′ɑro, ′aro] Ork. 1929 Marw.:
A young hen commencing to lay.

[Cf. Gael. eireag, a young hen, and Norse aaring, aarung, a year-old animal; Sc. earock, a bird a year old; Sh. erik, a yearling.]

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