noun bauch·le \ˈbä-ḵəl, ˈbȯ-\

Definition of bauchle



  1. 1 Scottish :  an old shoe; especially :  one worn down at the heel

  2. 2 Scottish :  something useless, worn out, or worthless a bauchle of a creature

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Origin and Etymology of bauchle

perhaps from bauch + -le

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a brief usually trivial fact

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