bucht

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Scots bucht, of uncertain origin.

Noun[edit]

bucht (plural buchts)

  1. (Scotland) A sheepfold, especially one in which to keep ewes at milking-time.
    • 1932, Lewis Grassic Gibbon, Sunset Song, Polygon 2006 (A Scots Quair), p. 150:
      Far over the braes by Upperhill where Ewan would be getting set in his clothes […] the sheep were baaing in their winter buchts.

German[edit]

Verb[edit]

bucht

  1. Third-person singular present of buchen.
  2. Second-person plural present of buchen.
  3. Imperative plural of buchen.

Scots[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bucht (plural buchts)

  1. sheepfold, pen, bucht