Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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GLASHTROCH, adj. “A term expressive of continued rain, and the concomitant dirtiness of the roads” (Ayr. 1825 Jam.).

[Prob. a variant of Clash, n.1, 2., a mass of any soft or moist substance; a downpour of rain, + intensive suff. -t(e)r, + adj. -och.]

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