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First published 1941 (SND Vol. II).
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CHOCH, CHUCH, adj. Rare Sc. forms of St.Eng. tough. Cai.7 1939 gives choch and Slg.3 1940 gives chuch. Cf. Teuch. [tʃɔx, tʃʌx]

Comb.: ‡choch john, “a barley scone” (Cai.7 1939).

[For interchange of [tʃ] and [tj], cf. Chauve and Tyauve.]

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"Choch adj.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 21 Jul 2024 <>



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