from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A furrow; a ditch; a gully.
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"Has he to be put in the heather, and die maybe in a sheuch like a braxy ewe."
There had come over all my spirit a kind of dwam, so that at times my head seemed as if it were stuffed with wool; what mattered was of no account, even if it were a tinker's death in the sheuch.
i 'the warld, every bit sheuch and burnie frae Gallowa' to Berwick.