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Heugh

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Heugh A crag; a cliff; a glen with overhanging sides.
    • Heugh A shaft in a coal pit; a hollow in a quarry.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n heugh A crag; a precipice; a rugged steep; a glen with steep overhanging sides.
    • n heugh A coal-mine; a pit.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Heugh hūh (Scot.) a crag, a glen with steep sides.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. Hogh
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
See How, a hill.

Usage

In literature:

And ye'll gae hame to Heugh-foot?
"The Black Dwarf" by Sir Walter Scott
Heugh, a dell; also, a crag.
"Old Mortality, Illustrated, Volume 2." by Sir Walter Scott
Heugh, a dell; also, a crag.
"Old Mortality, Complete, Illustrated" by Sir Walter Scott
Dr. Heugh of Glasgow.
"Reminiscences of Scottish Life and Character" by Edward Bannerman Ramsay
After this nothing appears but the schistus rocks, until sand-stone and marl again are found at Red-heugh above the vertical strata.
"Theory of the Earth, Volume 1 (of 4)" by James Hutton
It had floated as far down as Deadwater-heugh.
"The Journal of Sir Walter Scott" by Walter Scott
They marched into England and took up a strong position on Homildon Hill or Heugh.
"An Outline of the Relations between England and Scotland (500-1707)" by Robert S. Rait
Take him all in all, as a friend, as a gentleman, as a Christian, as a citizen, I never knew a man so thoroughly delightful as Dr. Heugh.
"Spare Hours" by John Brown
Andrew Heugh had been one of the Commissioners in the laying off of George Town.
"A Portrait of Old George Town" by Grace Dunlop Ecker
The following sketch of Dr. Heugh as a preacher, is from a funeral sermon by Dr. John Brown, of Edinburgh.
"The Genius of Scotland" by Robert Turnbull
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