sheugh


sheugh

noun \ˈshü\

Definition of SHEUGH

chiefly Scottish
:  ditch, trench

Examples of SHEUGH

  1. <fell into a sheugh while rambling over the Scottish moors>

Origin of SHEUGH

Middle English sogh swamp; akin to Middle Low German gutter
First Known Use: 1501

Related to SHEUGH

Synonyms
dike, fosse (or foss), gutter, ditch [chiefly Scottish], trench, trough

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