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haugh

[hahkh, hahf] /hɑx, hɑf/
noun, Scot.
1.
a stretch of alluvial land forming part of a river valley; bottom land.
Origin
900
before 900; Middle English halche, hawgh, Old English healh corner, nook
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British Dictionary definitions for haugh

haugh

/hɑːk; hɑːf; Scottish hɒx/
noun
1.
(Scot & Northern English, dialect) a low-lying often alluvial riverside meadow
Word Origin
Old English healh corner of land; see hollow
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