Definition of Sheughing
1. sheugh [v] - See also: sheugh
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Literary usage of Sheughing
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Forester: A Practical Treatise on the Planting, Rearing, and General by James Brown (1861)
"As soon as the cart arrives, a deep dry part of the ground must be chosen for sheughing or laying them in. This requires to be done in a very careful manner ..."
2. The Forester: A Practical Treatise on Planting and Tending of Forest Trees by James Brown (1894)
"As soon as the cart arrives, a deep dry part of the ground must be chosen for sheughing or laying them in. This requires to be done in a very cautious ..."
3. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1879)
"Lat. talc-are. V. the s. 2. To plant by laying in a furrow. Thus the phrase, sheughing kail, occurs in an old Jacobite song. ..."
4. Jamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are by John Jamieson, John Johnstone (1867)
"lAt. svlc-are. 2. To plant by laying in a furrow. Thus the phrase, sheughing kail, occurs in an old Jacobite song. ..."
5. Scottish Song: Its Wealth, Wisdom, and Social Significance by John Stuart Blackie (1889)
"... He was sheughing kail, and lay - ing leeks, With-out the hose, and but the breeks, And up his beggar duds he ..."
6. The Scottish Songs by Robert Chambers (1829)
"And, when we gaed to bring him, He was delving in his yardie: sheughing kail, and laying leeks, But the hose, and but the breeks; And up his beggar duds he ..."
7. English Prose and Verse from Beowulf to Stevenson by Henry Spackman Pancoast (1915)
"... and bade him gang awa' — 30 I wish that I were dead, but I'm na like to die, For, though my heart is broken, I'm but young, sheughing kail,' and laying ..."