noun Scot. and North England.
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Example sentences from the Web for saugh
Saugh; it's an old Scotch word for willow, and comes from the French saule, I suppose.Two Knapsacks|John Campbell
MS. has—'He herd it wel, but he saugh it nought'; where Mr. Jephson inserts ne before saugh without any comment.Chaucer's Works, Volume 5 (of 7) -- Notes to the Canterbury Tales|Geoffrey Chaucer
Mony a day hae I wrought my stocking and sat on my sunkie under that saugh.'Guy Mannering, or The Astrologer, Complete, Illustrated|Sir Walter Scott