Words and Phrases
sheugh

“sheugh”

Meaning:

a narrow open drain or ditch, often with water in it

Alternative spelling/meaning:

sheuch

In Literature:

Excerpt from Larne Hirin' Fair by John Clifford

Of coorse their’s ither thaveless bein’s,
saft, hairmless, feckless doits - the lea’ins.
They’re happy hokin’ in a sheugh
or dungin’ byres, or somethin’ rugh

Excerpt from The Gospel of St Luke by Doctor Luke

Can tha blin lead tha blin?
Wull the’ no baith faa intae tha sheuch?


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