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.

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Flemish variant to Dutch bocht.

Noun[edit]

bucht m ‎(plural buchten)

  1. junk
  2. disgusting drink, trash, rubbish
  3. pests, weed

German[edit]

Verb[edit]

bucht

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

Luxembourgish[edit]

Verb[edit]

bucht

  1. inflection of buchen:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person plural present indicative
    3. second-person plural imperative

Scots[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bucht ‎(plural buchts)

  1. sheepfold, pen, bucht