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Etymology 1[edit]

See yew.


eugh (plural eughs)

  1. Obsolete form of yew.
    • 1902 (reprint), Francis Bacon, ed. Helen Milman, Of Gardens, page 12: must take such Things, as are Greene all Winter; Holly; Ivy; Bayes; Juniper; Cipresse Trees; Eugh;...
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Dryden to this entry?)

Etymology 2[edit]



  1. Alternative form of ugh
    • 2006, Morag Prunty, Recipes for a Perfect Marriage, page 272:
      "Eugh," he said, "this cake is dry."

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for eugh in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)