Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A person who came from the west and southwest of Scotland to Leith to buy corn. See the quotation from Bishop Burnet, under Whig, 2.
- n. One of the people of the west of Scotland who marched to Edinburgh in 1648, their expedition being called the whiggamores' inroad (see the quotation referred to in def. 1).
- n. Hence A Scotch Presbyterian; one of the party opposed to the court; a whig.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Scot. A Whig; -- a cant term applied in contempt to Scotch Presbyterians.
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