Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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CHOCH, CHUCH, adj. Rare Sc. forms of St.Eng. tough. Cai.7 1939 gives choch and Slg.3 1940 gives chuch. Cf. Teuch. [tʃɔx, tʃʌx]

Comb.: ‡choch john, “a barley scone” (Cai.7 1939).

[For interchange of [tʃ] and [tj], cf. Chauve and Tyauve.]

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"Choch adj.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 20 Oct 2018 <>



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