Associations to the word «Weir»

Wiktionary

WEIR, noun. An adjustable dam placed across a river to regulate the flow of water downstream.
WEIR, noun. A fence placed across a river to catch fish.

Dictionary definition

WEIR, noun. A low dam built across a stream to raise its level or divert its flow.
WEIR, noun. A fence or wattle built across a stream to catch or retain fish.

Wise words

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Robert Louis Stevenson