vraic


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vraic

(vreɪk)
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(Plants) a seaweed found in the Channel Islands
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The Jersey soil is light and well drained and many farmers still use seaweed harvested from Jersey beaches, known as vraic, as a natural fertiliser.
Traditionally, growers used seaweed - known locally as vraic - as fertiliser but Francois le Maistre, from the Jersey Royal Potato Association told the BBC in 2010 that the practise had started to die out years ago.
Elle cache Ia vraic source, un livre de Ignac Goldziher sur les zahirites de 1884; voir Luce Lopthz-Baralt: "Borges o la mistica del silencio: Lo que habia del Otto lado del Zahir," dans A.
But Jersey revels in its unique customs and traditions, from the gathering of 'vraic' - seaweed - to spread on the fields to 'branchage' where every tree branch is checked to ensure it has not been allowed to grow to within 12 feet of the road.
But Jersey revels in its unique customs and traditions, from the gathering of "vraic" - seaweed - to spread on the fields to "branchage" where every tree branch is checked to ensure it has not been allowed to grow to within 12 feet of the road.