A steep valley or ravine.
- I was certainly cheered when, near Calf Craig, the binoculars showed a figure dropping westwards off the Cleuch plateau.
- One of the most delightful ascents of Ben Cleuch is from the Upper Frandy.
- Away below a silvery stream snakes its way downhill, one of the hill's two Cleuch Burns that run down to feed the infant Clyde.
Middle English: variant of clough.
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