Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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BACH, n. (See quot.) Gall. 1912  A. Chalmers in Trans. Dmf. Gall. Antiq. Soc. 290:
Bach, cowbach, cowbat, cowplat — cow-dung as it lies in a piece on the ground.

[Cf. Welsh baw, bawch, dirt, dung; Gael. buacher, id]

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