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haugh

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noun \ˈhȯ(ḵ)\

Definition of haugh

Scottish

  1. :  a low-lying meadow by the side of a river



Origin of haugh

Middle English (Scots) halch, from Old English healh corner of land; akin to Old English holh hole


First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with haugh


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