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Definition of Sheugh
1. a ditch [n -S]
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sheugh
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Literary usage of Sheugh
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Complete Poetical Works of Robert Burns by Robert Burns, William Ernest Henley (1897)
"()«ntur^ in«p!r»tiun — " l>nt tni» z>I»n v«» ^iv«n up lor tn« Illlle »» it nov »t<ln<ü>." " I n»v«," u« »l>^», in » I«tt«r to ^odn ..."
2. A Complete Word and Phrase Concordance to the Poems and Songs of Robert by J. B. Reid (1889)
"They'll a' be trench'd wi' mony a sheugh, ' Ae Hairst afore the Sherra-moor, . . . Halloween. /J. Or were you at the Sherra-moor, Death and Dr. Hornbook. ..."
3. Glossary of Words in Use in Cornwall by Margaret Ann Courtney, Thomas Quiller Couch (1880)
"I always let the sheugh build the dike,' ie I always let what was dug out of the ditch make the raised fence, a saying, my spending never exceeded my ..."
4. The Forester =: Or, A Practical Treatise on the Planting, Rearing, and by James Brown (1882)
"Many planters are very careless about this part of the work, and sheugh in the ... The trees lay in the sheugh in the same temporary state they had been put ..."