\ ˈwō, ˈwȯ \
plural -s

Definition of wough

1 dialectal, British : the wall or partition of a house
2 Scottish : the wall rock beside a vein of lead

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History and Etymology for wough

Middle English wogh, from Old English wōg, wāh; akin to Old Frisian wāch wall, Old Saxon wēg, Latin vincire to bind, lace

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“Wough.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wough. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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