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Eugh. n.s. [This word is so written by most writers; but since the original iw, Saxon, or Welsh ywen, more favours the easier orthography of yew, I have referred it thither.] A tree.

At the first stretch of both his hands he drew,
And almost join'd the horns of the tough eugh.
Dryd. Æn.

Sources: Dryden, John (788)

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