cailleach, culloch noun a woman, sometimes an old woman: Even though she wis [was] an auld [old] culloch she could graft [work].: Muggie liked mi cos she thought that I hid the gift of the second sight, and sae I did I kent [knew] the wye [way] tae read fortunes and this appealed tae the ither cullochs.; used mainly in the Highland, North, Perthshire and Western parts of Scotland 19-. Compare anculloch etymology: Scots Gaelic cailleach ‘an old woman’; also attested by Perthsire and Argyleshire Tinkler-Gypsies and SR