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 for Paddock
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Paddock \Pad"dock\, n. [OE. padde toad, frog + -ock; akin to D.
     pad, padde, toad, Icel. & Sw. padda, Dan. padde.] (Zool.)
     A toad or frog. --Wyclif. "Loathed paddocks." --Spenser
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Paddock pipe (Bot.), a hollow-stemmed plant of the genus
        Equisetum, especially Equisetum limosum and the
        fruiting stems of Equisetum arvense; -- called also
        padow pipe and toad pipe. See Equisetum.
  
     Paddock stone. See Toadstone.
  
     Paddock stool (Bot.),a toadstool.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Paddock \Pad"dock\, n. [Corrupted fr. parrock. See Parrock.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. A small inclosure or park for sporting. [Obs.]
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. A small inclosure for pasture; esp., one adjoining a
        stable. --Evelyn. --Cowper.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. An enclosure used for saddling and mounting horses prior
        to a race.
        [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  paddock
      n 1: pen where racehorses are saddled and paraded before a race

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