Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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SKELLOCH, n.3 A blow, stroke, wallop. Slk. 1824  Hogg Shep. Cal. (1874) xii.:
I hae gotten a right sair skelloch: but I wish I warna woundit nae deeper somewhere else than i' the shinbanes.

[Nonce formation phs. based on Skelp, Wallop, or the like.]

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