Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
CHEUCH JEAN, CHEUGH —, n. comb. A sweetmeat, a jujube. [′tʃux′dʒin, ′tʃʌx —; see P.L.D. § 35.6]
Sc. 1925 E. MacGirr in Scots Mag. (Dec.) 234:
Cheugh jeans were two for a faurdin. Gsw. 1931 H. S. Roberton Curdies 85:
For with a “wing” (a penny) an unbelievable quantity of “cheuch jeans” could be procured. Lnk. 1926 W. Queen We're A' Coortin 51:
I'll bate a ha'penny scone tae a faurdin' paurley or twa cheugh jeans that ye've aither trampit on the kittlin' or knockit up against that crock o' soor milk.
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