sough

5 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Sough \Sough\, noun A sow. [Obs.] --Chaucer.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Sough \Sough\, noun [Etymol. uncertain.] A small drain; an adit. [Prov. Eng.] --W. M. Buchanan.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Sough \Sough\ (?; 277), noun [Cf. Icel. s?gr (in comp.) a rushing sound, or OE. swough, swogh, a sound, AS. sw?gan to rustle. Cf. {Surf}, {Swoon}, verb (used without an object)]

1. The sound produced by soughing; a hollow murmur or roaring.

The whispering leaves or solemn sough of the forest. --W. Howitt.

2. Hence, a vague rumor or flying report. [Scot.]

3. A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying. [Scot.] --Jamieson.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Sough \Sough\, verb (used without an object) To whistle or sigh, as the wind.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

sough

verb

1: make a murmuring sound; "the water was purling" [syn: {sough}, {purl}]


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