Definition of Sheuch
1. sheugh [n -S] - See also: sheugh
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Literary usage of Sheuch
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Jamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are by John Jamieson, John Johnstone (1867)
"sheuch, ». A furrow ; a trench, ... ra To lay plants in A« earth, before they are planted ont, S. To sheuch, (putt.) ». a. To distort. Mearas. ..."
2. A Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: Supplement by John Jamieson (1825)
"sheuch, s. A furrow, a ditch.] Add; They turn'd me out,— That I might clean up ... To sheuch (gutt.), va To distort, Mearns. This is merely a provincial ..."
3. The Bewitched Fiddle: And Other Irish Tales by Seumas MacManus (1900)
"... sheuch both wide an' deep, an' well overgrown with both briars an' nettles. The goat he come gal- lopin' right to the brink of it like a racehorse that ..."
4. Desultory Notes on Jamieson's Scottish Dictionary by James B. Montogomerie- Fleming (1899)
"sheuch, iv. 201. "A furrow, a ditch." Does it not mean also "a gutter, ... A clean, clear ditch with nothing but pure water in it is not a " sheuch. ..."
5. Oor Ain Folk: Being Memories of Manse Life in the Mearns and a Crack Aboot by James Inglis (1894)
"I fand him lying in the sheuch by the roadside, gey ill hurt, ... I set him up on his end on the edge o' the sheuch and began to quastion him in a kin'ly ..."
6. A Dictionary of the Scottish Language: Comprehending All the Words in Common by Thomas Brown (1845)
"sheuch, s.1. A furrow. they are planted. To SHEVEL, ». a, To distort. ... To sheuch, va To place plants in the earth before to liquors. 2. ..."