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bauchle

noun Scot
  1. an old worn shoe
  2. a worthless or clumsy person
  3. a useless object
  4. a trout-fisher's term for a perch 2
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Word Origin

C18: of unknown origin
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Historical Examples

  • And ye need nae tell me: it's better than war; which is the next best, however, though generally rather a bauchle of a business.

    David Balfour, Second Part

    Robert Louis Stevenson