Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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SPLORROCH, n. The sound made by walking in water or mud, a squelching sound. Ayr. 1901  G. Douglas Green Shutters xvi.:
The muddy noise (“splorroch” is the Scotch of it) made by the big hoofs on the squashy head-rig.

[Imit. Cf. Splore, Splurt.]

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