Definition of cleuch in English:


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Pronunciation: /kluːx
(also cleugh)


  • A steep valley or ravine.
    More example sentences
    • When did you first climb Ben Cleuch?
    • This traverse round the top of Maurice's Cleuch takes you to within a few feet of the enormous summit cairn and from the viewpoint on a clear day you can see as far as the hills of Antrim in the west and Lochnagar in the north.
    • I was certainly cheered when, near Calf Craig, the binoculars showed a figure dropping westwards off the Cleuch plateau.


Middle English: variant of clough.

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