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bauchle

/ˈbɒxəl/
noun (Scot)
1.
an old worn shoe
2.
a worthless or clumsy person
3.
a useless object
4.
a trout-fisher's term for a perch2
Word Origin
C18: of unknown origin
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  • And ye need nae tell me: it's better than war; which is the next best, however, though generally rather a bauchle of a business.

    David Balfour, Second Part Robert Louis Stevenson

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