heugh

noun \ˈḵyüḵ\
variants: or

heuch

\ˈḵyüḵ\

Definition of heugh

plural

-s

  1. 1 chiefly Scottish a :  a steep crag or cliff b :  a ravine or glen with overhanging sides

  2. 2 chiefly Scottish a :  a shaft of a coal mine b :  an open coal pit

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Origin and Etymology of heugh

Middle English hough, hogh, heuch, from Old English hōh


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