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Meaning of "sheugh" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SHEUGH

sheugh  [ʃuːx] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SHEUGH

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sheugh is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SHEUGH


sheuch
ʃuːx

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SHEUGH

shet
Shetland
Shetland Islands
Shetland pony
Shetland pullover
Shetland sheepdog
Shetland wool
Shetlander
sheuch
sheva
Sheva Brachoth
Sheva Brochos
Shevardnadze
Shevat
shew
shewbread
shewel
shewer
shewn

WORDS THAT END LIKE SHEUGH

although
as though
borough
breakthrough
click through
click-through
cough
dough
enough
go through
hough
Hugh
laugh
pleugh
rough
thorough
though
through
tough
ugh

Synonyms and antonyms of sheugh in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «sheugh» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SHEUGH

Find out the translation of sheugh to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of sheugh from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «sheugh» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

sheugh
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sheugh
570 millions of speakers

English

sheugh
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

sheugh
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

sheugh
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

sheugh
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sheugh
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

sheugh
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

sheugh
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bersungguh-sungguh
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

sheugh
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

sheugh
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

sheugh
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Banget
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sheugh
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

sheugh
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

शूउग
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sheugh
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sheugh
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

sheugh
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

sheugh
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

sheugh
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

sheugh
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sheugh
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

sheugh
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

sheugh
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of sheugh

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SHEUGH»

The term «sheugh» is barely ever used and occupies the 195.840 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SHEUGH» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about sheugh

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SHEUGH»

Discover the use of sheugh in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to sheugh and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Sympathetic Ink: Intertextual Relations in Northern Irish Poetry
Sheugh, he says. Sheugh. He is finding that first 'sh' increasingly difficult to manage. (Q49) These lines mimic Heaney's pietistic attitude towards place- names in 'Broagh':38 while asserting a welcome inclusivity between Protestants and ...
Shane Alcobia-Murphy, 2006
2
Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic ...
... ye sorning crew, Of southron pock-puddings, 30 , Or ye sail hae the gude cauld steel, So gie us a' your things." " Wese gie ye that," said ane o' them, " Yese no forget I wisse, This mony a day gude Jock o' the Sheugh, And that my Billie's this.
Thomas Percy, 1855
3
Bob was a Protestant Horse
I was delighted, here was a word worthy of the name, 'sheugh, sheugh', I tried it, I tested it I rolled it around my mouth and found that it was the type of word you could spit out when you'd finished with it... so I did. 'Sheugh... spit, 'sheugh ... spit'.
Michael Mcdonald
4
The Complete Poetical Works of Robert Burns
Skerra-maar, Sheriffmuir. Skeuglz, a small cutting to allow water to run away, a ditch, a furrow: ' as ever lap a sheugh or dyke,' 'a cottar howkin in a sheugh,' ' they 'll a' be trench'd wi' monie a sheugh,' 'and reekin-red ran monie a sheugh.
Burns Robert
5
The Literature of Ireland: Culture and Criticism
This is most obvious in the parody of heaneyesque pastoralism of the ulster countryside, and of the linguistic ponderings of that poet's volume Wintering Out (' Toome' is a probable target): Gallogly lies down in the sheugh to munch through a ...
Terence Brown, 2010
6
Manual of Modern Scots
Sheugh, “ix, qu, implies impatience and abhorrence: “ Sheugh, sheugh—awa with ye, that hae spilled sae muckle blude, and now wad save your ain.” Scott, Old Mortality, c. 17. 157. Exclamations of resignation or assent. Aweel, a'wil, implies ...
William Grant, James Main Dixon, 2013
7
General View of the Agriculture of the County of Ayr; with ...
The first spading, or rich soil taken from the sheugh, ought tobe buried in the centre of the dyke or mound, and the steril earth from under the soil laid over it. If the upper part of the dyke is composed of rich earth or soil, it is soon covered with  ...
Board of Agriculture (Great Britain)., William Aiton, 1811
8
Quoof
Gallogly lies down inthe sheugh to munch through a Beautyof Bath. He repeats himself, Bath, under his garlicbreath. Sheugh, he says.Sheugh. He is finding that first 'sh' increasinglydifficult to manage. Shleeps. Amilkmaid sinks her bare foot to  ...
Paul Muldoon, 2010
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manual of modern scots
Auch, ax, ox, implies impatience : " ' Auch, she's in the shop,' he says heich oot." J. B. Salmond, M. M. S., p. 83. Sheugh, f ex, Jux, implies impatience and abhorrence : " Sheugh, sheugh — awa with ye, that hae spilled sae muckle blude , and ...
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The English dialect dictionary, being the complete ...
Jam] 1. sh. A ditch, drain; a furrow, trench; a small stream or open gutter runninithrough land ; asmall ravine; also in com .Ditch- or D e-seu h. Cf. h, sough, so. 2. Se. AIL); Gauss 1190) M . add. (6.) And. lllta knablich an' ilka sheugh an' en' rig, ...
Joseph Wright

9 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SHEUGH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term sheugh is used in the context of the following news items.
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From plitter to drabbletail: the words we love
... blootered, lashed), violence and threat (a leathering, a lacing, an oilin, shut your bake, keep your neb out), landscape (gullion, clabber, sheugh), insults (gype, ... «The Guardian, May 15»
2
From a field of rushes to a field of dreams
“But once they were cut it looked a lot better. We got the hedges out, the sheugh cleaned and then Richardson pulled in and bang, the whole place transformed,” ... «Derry Now, Apr 15»
3
Tribute to the 'poet laureate' of Donegal
But for the fact we lost 90 minutes rescuing a sheep that was wedged in a sheugh, its anxious lamb standing nearby, we would have made it. “Instead, night ... «Donegal Democrat, Nov 14»
4
Think drainage before reseeding
Photo 2 clean sheugh (3) Over time drain may become blocked with silt / grass. Cleaning drains in fields for reseeding will improve their performance. Fields for ... «Agriland, Jul 14»
5
Adrian McKinty: Ulster thriller writer storming bestseller charts
"My worst memory is of getting knocked down by a police Land Rover and left lying in a sheugh in the middle of nowhere late at night. That was pretty terrifying. «Belfast Telegraph, Jan 14»
6
Morris ready for title battle against his pal
It mightn't sound like the most serious injury, but it wasn't an ordinary break. “I broke my leg jumping into a sheugh... it's a long story,” said Christopher laughing. «Mid Ulster Mail, Jul 13»
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5000 Dungannon septic tanks suspected of polluting Lough Neagh
“Over time the soakaways seal up and effluent ends up in the nearest river or sheugh. The other problem is that detergents and cleaning products that are ... «Tyrone Today, Jan 12»
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Lost for words - saving the mother tongue
A "sheugh" is a ditch, "foundered" is feeling very cold and the verb "to gurn" means to complain. "A dialect was described once by a Norwegian as a language ... «BBC News, Nov 09»
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Prisoners with more rights than victims
The men and boys used the sheugh in the byre and then cleaned up with a shovel. Does Mr Hay want to represent me for my loss of human rights because I had ... «BBC News, Aug 05»

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« EDUCALINGO. Sheugh [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/sheugh>. Jan 2021 ».
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