Definition of Spleuchan

1. n. A pouch, as for tobacco.



Definition of Spleuchan

1. Noun. (Scotland) A pouch, as for tobacco. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Spleuchan

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spleuchan

splenoptosis
splenorenal
splenorenal ligament
splenorenal shunt
splenorrhagia
splenorrhaphy
splenosis
splenotomies
splenotomy
splenotoxin
splent
splents
splenule
splenulus
splenunculus
spleuchan (current term)
spleuchans
splice
splice grafting
splice tape
splice tapes
splice the mainbrace
splice variant
splice variants
spliced
spliceosomal
spliceosome
spliceosomes
splicer
splicers

Literary usage of Spleuchan

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1. The Poetry of Robert Burns by Robert Burns (1897)
"spleuchan, (1) tobacco-pouch made of some sort of peltry ... mak his king's-hood in a spleuchan,' i. 195. 6; (2) [equivocally], 'hurt her ..."

2. The Poetry of Robert Burns by Robert Burns (1897)
"spleuchan, (1) tobacco - pouch made of some sort of peltry : 'Deil mak his king's-hootl in a ... 6; (2) [equivocally], 'hurt her spleuchan,' ii. 45. 8. ..."

3. A Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: Supplement by John Jamieson (1825)
"He hastened, not without a curse upon the intricacies of a Saxon breeches pocket, or spleuchan, яя he called it, to deposit the treasure in his fob. ..."

4. Biggar and the house of Fleming by William Hunter (1862)
"Davie replied, ' I ken the spleuchan weel eneugh frae the look o't, ... The spleuchan being unrolled, David's rude needlework was discovered, ..."

5. Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart by John Gibson Lockhart (1839)
"... in * King's-Hand — '' The second of the four stomachs of ruminating animals." JAMIESON spleuchan — The Gaelic name of the Highlander's tobacco-pouch. ..."

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