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  • He arrived at length in a narrow and secluded cleuch, or deep ravine, which ran down into the valley, and contributed a scanty rivulet to the supply of the brook with which Glendearg is watered.

    The Monastery

  • At length, our course was crossed by a deep dell or dingle, such as they call in some parts of Scotland a den, and in others a cleuch or narrow glen.

    Redgauntlet

  • 'Ay,' he replied absently, then added, 'D' ye ken the name o 'this cleuch?'

    Border Ghost Stories

  • Ettric Forest, an 'leuk in a cleuch in a rock there is there, an'

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 19, No. 536, March 3, 1832

  • Bit by bit, for I was gey tired, I warstled ower the rigs and up the cleuchs to the Gled-head; syne up the stany Gled-cleuch to the lang grey hill which they ca 'the

    The Moon Endureth: Tales and Fancies

  • At length, our course was crossed by a deep dell or dingle, such as they call in some parts of Scotland a den, and in others a cleuch or narrow glen.

    Redgauntlet

  • He arrived at length in a narrow and secluded _cleuch_, or deep ravine, which ran down into the valley, and contributed a scanty rivulet to the supply of the brook with which Glendearg is watered.

    The Monastery

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