/ (ˈbɒxəl) /

noun Scot

an old worn shoe
a worthless or clumsy person
a useless object
a trout-fisher's term for a perch 2

Word Origin for bauchle

C18: of unknown origin
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Examples from the Web for bauchle

  • 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