filsh, filch noun a tree; firewood; a stick; a stake: chor filches [steal sticks] 19-. etymology: possibly a development from obsolete English filch: ‘A staff with a hook at one end, used to steal articles from hedges, open windows, etc.’ or possibly connected to Romany filisen ‘a country seat’; filshinakos ‘a deer or deer park’; ‘firewood’ ‘stick’ attested by Galloway and Pertshire and Argyleshire Tinkler-Gypsies, BS in TDITA and SS; collected by EMcC/PS; also collected by Simson (1865) note:

Form filshes attested by Canadian Paul Pope (2013) which he defines as: ‘firewood’.