Definitions

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  • proper n. A male given name of mostly Scottish usage.

Etymologies

Anglicized spelling of Sheumais, vocative case of the Gaelic cognate of James. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The actor portraying Hamish is not the tall, gangly red-head of the novels and none of the wonderdul citizens of Lochdoubh appear in the tv series.

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  • Hamish is reading Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, the classic by Dee Brown.

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  • He seethed at the idea of Hamish Macbeth getting any glory \expndtw2 at all.

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  • To her Hamish was the eagle who had only to soar aloft and resume his native place in the skies, without her being able to comprehend how many additional eyes would have watched his flight — how many additional bullets would have been directed at his bosom.

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  • Have you ever seen a British tv series called Hamish MacBeth?

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  • It was like that joke about the shepherd who, in addition to his traditional duties, had built half the houses in his village, repaired two dozen boats and knocked out all-comers in unarmed combat, bemoaning the fact that he was never referred to as Hamish the builder, chandler or boxer.

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  • “Want to go out with me?” called Hamish, and Charlie scampered down the beach.

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  • “I aye keep one for the guests,” called Hamish, thinking wistfully that he had kept a cold bottle of beer especially for her since that golden day she had first dropped in to see him about a minor poaching matter four whole months ago.

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  • Ms Bligh says the army is on stand-by due to Hamish, which is forecast to bring gusts of up to 160 kilometres per hour, rising sea levels and huge waves.

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  • CAPRICORN Coast residents are being warned to prepare for severe tropical cyclone Hamish, which is expected ...

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