haugh

[ hahkh, hahf ]
/ hɑx, hɑf /
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noun Scot.

a stretch of alluvial land forming part of a river valley; bottom land.

Origin of haugh

before 900; Middle English halche, hawgh, Old English healh corner, nook
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haugh

/ (hɑːk, hɑːf, Scottish hɒx) /

noun

Scot and Northern English dialect a low-lying often alluvial riverside meadow

Word Origin for haugh

Old English healh corner of land; see hollow
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