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Google previewPlace-names of Scotland (1903)

by James B. Johnston

A cleuch is a ravine ; see BUCCLEUCH. KIRKINNER (Wigtown). 1584, Kirkinver; but it is dedicated to St Kennera, virgin and martyr, who accompanied St Ursula to Rome. See INNERLEITHEN. KIRKINTILLoch (Glasgow). c. 1200, Kirkentulach ...

Google previewOrdnance Gazetteer of Scotland (1901)

A Graphic and Accurate Description of Every Place in Scotland by Francis Hindes Groome

Its upper cleuch is a deep and sequestered recess, ...

Google previewMaam-ratagain-Zetland. General survey (1885)

by Francis Hindes Groome

Its upper cleuch is a deep and feet ) at the SE end of Glen Glaster , which is part of the sequestered recess , flanked by desolate moorlands , and watershed between the Glaster and the Feitheil , a small formed a frequent retreat of ...

Google previewA General Dictionary of Provincialisms (1839)

by William Holloway (of Rye, in Sussex.)

Cleuch , Hanls . Scotch . In one of Walter Scott ...

Google previewThe American Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1897)

A ... Work of Reference to the English Language Defining Over 250,000 Words ... Containing Over One Hundred Maps and Diagrams and Nearly Four Thousand Illustrations

cleuch (ch guttural), cleugh, a. [Clocqh .] 1. A precipice, a rugged ascent. " A cleuch thar was, quharoff a strenth thai maid ...

Google previewThe American Encyclopædic Dictionary (1897)

by S. J. Herrtage, John A. Williams, Robert Hunter

cleuch (ch guttural), cleugh, s. [Clouoh.] 1. A precipice, a rugged ascent. " A cleuch thar was, quharoff a strenth thai maid With ...

Google previewThe New American Encyclopedic Dictionary (1906)

An Exhaustive Dictionary of the English Language : Practical and Comprehensive : Giving the Fullest Definition (encyclopedic in Detail), the Origin, Pronunciation and Use of Words by Robert Hunter, Edward Thomas Roe, Le Roy Hooker, Thomas W. Handford

A cleuch thar was, quharoff a strenth thai maid With thuortour treis, baula; thar abaid.” 'allace, iv., 539. MS. 2. A ravine, a straight hollow between precipitous banks, or a hollow descent on the side of a hill. * It occasionally occurs as equivalent ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1882)

A New Original Work of Reference to All the Words in the English Language, with a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronunciation, and Use ... by Robert Hunter

A cleuch thar was, quharoff a strenth thai maid With thuortour treis, bauldly thar abaid.” Waitace, iv., 539. MS.

Google previewJamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language (1867)

In which the Words are Explained in Their Different Senses, Authorized by the Names of the Writers by Whom They are Used, Or the Titles of the Works in which They Occur, and Derived from Their Originals by John Jamieson

CLEUCH, adj. 1. Clever; dexterous; light- fingered, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Scottish Language (1867)

In which the Words are Explained in Their Different Senses ... by John Jamieson

CLEUCH, CxiUOH (gutt.), s. 1. A precipice; a rugged ascent, S. B. Hatch, synon. Wallace. — Ir. cloiche, a rock. 2. A strait hollow between precipitous banks, or a hollow descent on the side of a hill, S. Evergreen .

Google previewThe Modern World Dictionary of the English Language ... (1896)

To which is Added a Compendium of Historical, Biographical, Geographical, Scientific, Religious, and Sociological Names, and a Complete Summary of Human Achievement in the Nineteenth & Twentieth Centuries ...

A cleuch thar was, quharoff a strenth thai maid With thuortour treis, bauldly thar abaid." Wallace, iv., 539. MS.

Google previewThe Imperial Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1901)

A New and Exhaustive Work of Reference to the English Language, Defining Over 250,000 Words, with a Full Account of Their Origin, Pronunciation and Use. Comprising a General Encyclopaedia of Art, Science, Invention and Discovery; a Gazetteer and Atlas of the World; a Compendious Dictionary of Universal Biography, Etc by Robert Hunter

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Scrabble value of C3L1E1U1C3H4

The value of this 6-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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