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- n. Plural form of heugh.
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A faint chill breeze rose and sighed among the wood, breathed from the west that faced me, a breeze bearing the odour of the tree more strong than before, and of corrupt leafage in the heughs.
"You may go to great depths with hills and heughs and mists -- and possibly with women too when you get the chance, but, my dear Gilian, you're terribly shallow to any woman with an eye in her head."
But after the noise of the oars in the rowlocks died away I heard no more, and look as I would, I never saw the lugger slip out of the deep shadow of the heughs.
a hunted wanderer among Highland heughs and corries with only those about him over whose hearts he still was king, than when he ruled at Holyrood undisputed master of Scotland.