Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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BLEUCHRET, n. The sand-martin, Cotile riparia. Ags. 1873 C. Sievwright Garland for the Ancient City (1881) 11:
An' the bleuchret sang his love-lilt In the sand-bank overhead.

[Origin obscure.]

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