[shookh]Scot. and North England
- a furrow, ditch, or trench.
- 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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Sheugh or Shough; a deep cutting, elsewhere called a ditch, often filled with water.English As We Speak It in Ireland
P. W. Joyce