sheugh

or sheuch

[ shookh ]
/ ʃux /
Scot. and North England

noun

a furrow, ditch, or trench.

verb (used with object)

to plow or dig (a furrow, ditch, etc.).

Origin of sheugh

First recorded in 1495–1505; N dialectal variant of sough2
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British Dictionary definitions for sheuch

sheuch

sheugh

/ (ʃuːx, ʃʌx) /

noun

Scot dialect a ditch or trough

Word Origin for sheuch

dialect variant of sough ²
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