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Pleuch-, Pluchman, n. Also: plewch-, pleugh(e)-, plewgh-. [ME. and e.m.E. plouȝ-man (c 1290), plough-. Cf. MDu. ploegh-man.] A ploughman. = Plewman n. Also attrib. Ane thankfull wark maid for the plewchmanis art; Doug. i. Prol. 509.
Quhy sould the ignorant pleuch man … be comptit ane idolater; Burne Disput. 171.
[Agreed to furnish] tua pluchmenis boll the first yeir … sevin bollis aittis as for the ane of the said pleuchmennis boll; 1596 Bamff Chart. 149.
Thair oxin ran wod … and leamit sum pleugh men; 1600 Hamilton in Cath. Tr. (S.T.S.) 232/31.
Pleughe men; 1652 Edinb. Test. LXVI. 80 b.
attrib. To Thomas … plewghman of plewghman food; 1678 Kirkcudbr. Test. (Reg. H.) 31 Dec.

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