Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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TYAUCH, v., n. [tjɑ:x]

I. v. 1. To besmear with any greasy or viscid substance (Bnff. 1866 Gregor D. Bnff. 201). Hence tyauchan, vbl.n. (Id.), tyauchie, adj., viscid (Bnff. 1866 Gregor D. Bnff. 202).

2. To masticate much and swallow with reluctance through disgust (Bnff. 1866 Gregor D. Bnff. 201). Vbl.n. tyauchan.

3. To be in weak health (Id.). Hence tyauchan, vbl.n. (Id.), tyauchie, adj., weak in health (Bnff. 1866 Gregor D. Bnff. 202).

II. n. A short fit of bad health (Bnff. 1866 Gregor D. Bnff. 201).

[A palatalised variant of Tauch, tallow, grease, q.v., with extended meanings from the gen. sense of something soft and flaccid.]

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