Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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RAMSHEUCHET, ppl.adj. Dishevelled. [rəm′ʃuxt] Bwk. 1876  W. Brockie Leaderside Legends 42:
Splairgit, ramsheucht, disjaskit, dookit, Wi' a' the stairch out o' him drookit.

[Ram, pref., + Sheuch, to distort, but phs. orig. suggested by Ramshackle.]

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