haugh

haugh

[hahkh, hahf]
noun Scot.
a stretch of alluvial land forming part of a river valley; bottom land.

Origin:
before 900; Middle English halche, hawgh, Old English healh corner, nook

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haugh (hɑːk, hɑːf, Scottish hɒx)
 
n
dialect (Scot), (Northern English) a low-lying often alluvial riverside meadow
 
[Old English healh corner of land; see hollow]

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