- saucht (Scotland)
From Middle English saughte, seihte, from Old English saht, seaht, seht (“settlement, arrangement, agreement, terms arranged between two parties by an umpire, a peace between two powers, friendship, peace”), from Proto-Germanic *sahtiz (“reproach, agreement, reconciliation”), from Proto-Indo-European *sāg- (“to seek, trace”). Cognate with Icelandic sátt (“reconciliation, settlement”).
saught (plural saughts)
saught (third-person singular simple present saughts, present participle saughting, simple past and past participle saughted)