from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Scots A church.
- n. Chiefly British The Presbyterian Church of Scotland. Used with the.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a church.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A church or the church, in the various senses of the word; esp., the Church of Scotland as distinguished from other reformed churches, or from the Roman Catholic Church.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The Scotch and Northern English form of the word church, surviving from Middle English: now often used specifically for the Established Church of Scotland.
- To church.
- Same as kirve.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a Scottish church
Middle English, from Old Norse kirkja, from Old English cirice, church; see church.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Old Norse kirkja or Old English cirice. (Wiktionary)