Definition of Sheuch

1. sheugh [n -S] - See also: sheugh



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sheuch

sherry
sherry wine
sherrylike
sherryvallies
sherwani
sherwanis
sherwoodite
shes
shet
shetani
sheth
sheths
shetlands
shets
shetting
sheuch (current term)
sheuched
sheuching
sheuchs
sheugh
sheughed
sheughing
sheughs
sheva
shevas
shew
shew-bread
shew bread
shewbread
shewbreads

Literary usage of Sheuch

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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. ..."

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