A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)
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First published 2001 (DOST Vol. IX).
Souching, Swouching, vbl. n.1 Also: sowchquhyng. [Late ME and e.m.E. swoghyng (c1400), sowghing (1582), earlier swowynge (?a1400); Souch v.1] a. (Of air or wind) Rushing; resounding; whistling. b. (Of a person) Breathing noisily; heaving deep sighs. —a. 1513 Doug. xii xi 9.
The wynd and sowchquhyng [Sm. swouching, Ruddim. souching] of the air c1590 J. Stewart 77/155.
In suawe soft souching of the Zephir vent —b. 1619 Sel. Biog. I 109.
He blessed them, saying, ‘The Lord God blesse you for ever!’ and so fell to his former soughing
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