Definition of Sheugh

1. Noun. A ditch. ¹



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Definition of Sheugh

1. a ditch [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sheugh

sherwani
sherwanis
sherwoodite
shes
shet
shetani
sheth
sheths
shetlands
shets
shetting
sheuch
sheuched
sheuching
sheuchs
sheugh (current term)
sheughed
sheughing
sheughs
sheva
shevas
shew
shew-bread
shew bread
shewbread
shewbreads
shewed
shewedst
shewel
shewels

Literary usage of Sheugh

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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 ..."

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