heugh

noun
variants: or heuch \ˈḵyüḵ\

Definition of heugh

plural -s
1 chiefly Scottish
a :a steep crag or cliff
b :a ravine or glen with overhanging sides
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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