Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See dorlach.

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Examples

  • Neither gun, dirk, nor dourlach [DOURLACH — quiver; literally, satchel — of arrows.], they said, availed aught against him.

    A Legend of Montrose

  • And there they are wi 'gun and pistol, dirk and dourlach, ready to disturb the peace o' the country whenever the laird likes; and that's the grievance of the Hielands, whilk are, and hae been for this thousand years by-past, a bike o 'the maist lawless unchristian limmers that ever disturbed a douce, quiet, God-fearing neighbourhood, like this o' ours in the west here. ''

    Rob Roy

  • Neither gun, dirk, nor dourlach [DOURLACH -- quiver; literally, satchel -- of arrows.], they said, availed aught against him.

    A Legend of Montrose

  • And there they are wi 'gun and pistol, dirk and dourlach, ready to disturb the peace o' the country whenever the laird likes; and that's the grievance of the Hielands, whilk are, and hae been for this thousand years by-past, a bike o 'the maist lawless unchristian limmers that ever disturbed a douce, quiet,

    Rob Roy — Complete

  • And there they are wi’ gun and pistol, dirk and dourlach, ready to disturb the peace

    Rob Roy

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