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sauch

[soukh, sawkh, sahkh]
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noun Scot. and North England.
  1. saugh.
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saugh

or sauch

[soukh, sawkh, sahkh]
noun Scot. and North England.
  1. sallow2.
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Origin of saugh

before 1000; Middle English (north); Old English (Anglian) salh (variant of West Saxon sealh sallow2)
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Historical Examples

  • Birk will burn be it burn drawn; sauch will sab if it were simmer sawn.

    The Proverbs of Scotland

    Alexander Hislop


British Dictionary definitions for sauch

sauch

saugh

noun
  1. a sallow or willow
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Word Origin

C15: from Old English salh
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