Heugh
Heugh Heugh, n. [Cf. {Hogh}.] 1. A crag; a cliff; a glen with overhanging sides. [Scot. & Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]

2. A shaft in a coal pit; a hollow in a quarry. [Scot.] [1913 Webster]


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  • coal-heugh — …   Useful english dictionary

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