Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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HYOG, n. Also hjog, hyoog. Gen. in pl. = the loops of straw of which a basket is made (Sh. 1908 Jak. (1928), hjog, 1913–14 J. M. Hutcheson W.-L., Sh. 1957).

[Ad. Norw. dial. auga, eye, O.N. auga, id., hence loop, hole. The Sc. een is now gen. used for the same thing. See Ee, n., 2. (2) (i).]

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"Hyog n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 17 May 2021 <>



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