A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)

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Fauch, n. Also: faulch, faucht. [Northern e.m.E. faugh (early 16th c.; mod. dial. fauf), OE. falh, fealh (rare).] Fallow land; a fallow field. Usque apud le Croked faulch; a 1325 Liber Calchou 362.
The haill boundis leyis and fauchtis; 1578 Aberd. Chart. 338.
[Defender alleged pursuer] had not teilled the fauch; 1658 Melrose R. Rec. I. 209.
[Payment] for his wheat fauche; 1673 Ib. II. 329.

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