What does sough mean?

Definitions for sough
saʊ, sʌfsough

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word sough.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sough, purl(verb)

    make a murmuring sound

    "the water was purling"

Wiktionary

  1. sough(Noun)

    A rushing, rustling sound.

    Etymology: swogan, from swōganan.

  2. sough(Noun)

    A sigh.

    Etymology: swogan, from swōganan.

  3. sough(Verb)

    To make a soft rustling or murmuring sound.

    Etymology: swogan, from swōganan.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sough(noun)

    a sow

    Etymology: [Etymol. uncertain.]

  2. Sough(noun)

    a small drain; an adit

    Etymology: [Etymol. uncertain.]

  3. Sough(verb)

    the sound produced by soughing; a hollow murmur or roaring

    Etymology: [Etymol. uncertain.]

  4. Sough(verb)

    hence, a vague rumor or flying report

    Etymology: [Etymol. uncertain.]

  5. Sough(verb)

    a cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying

    Etymology: [Etymol. uncertain.]

  6. Sough(verb)

    to whistle or sigh, as the wind

    Etymology: [Etymol. uncertain.]

Freebase

  1. Sough

    A sough is an underground channel for draining water out of a mine. Its ability to drain a mine depends on the bottom of the mine being higher than a neighbouring valley. If the mine sump is lower, water must be pumped up to the sough.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sough

    sow, suf, or, as Scot., sōōh, v.i. to sigh, as the wind.—v.t. to whine out cantingly.—n. a sighing of the wind: a vague rumour: a whining tone of voice.—Keep a calm sough, to keep quiet. [Prob. Ice. súgr, a rushing sound, or A.S. swógan, to rustle.]

  2. Sough

    suf, n. a drain, sewer, mine-adit.—n. Sough′ing-tile, a drain-tile. [Prob. W. soch, a drain.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. sough

    An old northern term for the distant surging of the sea; a hollow murmur or howling, or the moaning of the wind before a gale.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sough in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sough in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Images & Illustrations of sough

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