ˈsäḵ How to pronounce saugh (audio)
variants or sauch
chiefly Scotland
: sallow

Word History


Middle English (Scots) sauch, from Old English salh, alteration of sealh — more at sallow

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of saugh was before the 12th century

Dictionary Entries Near saugh

Cite this Entry

“Saugh.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2023.

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