Scot. and North England
[ shookh ]
/ ʃux /
a furrow, ditch, or trench.
verb (used with object)
to plow or dig (a furrow, ditch, etc.).
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Origin of sheugh
First recorded in 1495–1505; N dialectal variant of sough2
Words nearby sheugh
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Example sentences from the Web for sheugh
Sheugh or Shough; a deep cutting, elsewhere called a ditch, often filled with water.English As We Speak It in Ireland|P. W. Joyce