Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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TULSHOCH, n. A small bundle or heap, lit. and fig., also applied contemptuously to a person (Abd. 1825 Jam.; Kcd. 1944). Abd. 1905 E.D.D.:
That lassie's an orra ill-shaken-up tulshoch. Fat gars ye wear sic a tulshoch o' claes at this time o' the year? A tullschoch o' bawbees cam till him by his aunt.

[Corruption of dulshoch, Dulshet.]

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