grough

grough

(ɡrʌf)
n
(Physical Geography) mountaineering a natural channel or fissure in a peat moor; a peat hag
[C20: possibly the same as grough, an obsolete variant of gruff in the obsolete sense: rough (of terrain)]
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They are: John Deane, who has been working with the Royal Air Force Association for 50 years; Paul Grough, who inspires young people to succeed at Priory Boxing Club; the Apni Zaroorat Community Network, which encourages people to get involved in their communities and FAST AID Black Country, a community first responder charity that saves lives in the region.
Savage's Funding Science in America (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999); and Michael Grough's Politicizing Science (Stanford, Calif.: Hoover Institution, 2003).
The cold was grough. She kept her hands Inside her mough.
It also brought down the growth rate of number of full-time workers to below the grough rate for sales.
Graves in 1936,[23] Richardson and Grough in 1963,[39] and Benson and Feinberg in 1977[2] found that post-learning sleep increased memory because of consolidation immediately after learning.
Still, on I went singing happily until, like many others, I got "misplaced" between the top of the Clough and Kinder Gates, those peat groughs!