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  • proper n. A female given name, a Scottish form of Catherine.


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  • MacGregor, the son of Rob Roy, and father of Catriona, later Mrs. David Balfour of Shaws, in _Kidnapped_ and _Catriona_.

    Historical Mysteries

  • IMAGINE a British Conservative politician-call her Catriona Aston-coming from obscurity to gain one of the top posts in the European Union, just as Baroness (Catherine) Ashton

    The Economist: Correspondent's diary

  • Tonight he wouldn't be able to achieve an erection if had three women such as Catriona working on his member.

    Tutoring Lady Jane

  • "Since 'Catriona' and 'Kidnapped' there has been no Scottish novel of more unmistakable genius."

    On the Heels of De Wet

  • "Catriona," said I, "I believe you have yet a shilling and three baubees?"

    David Balfour, a sequel to Kidnapped.

  • "Catriona," said I, "I am in a very painful situation; or rather, so we are both; and I would be a good deal obliged to you if you would promise to let me speak through first of all, and not to interrupt me till I have done."

    David Balfour, a sequel to Kidnapped.

  • "Catriona," said I, "I know you're brave and I believe you're strong - do you think you could walk thirty miles on a plain road?"

    David Balfour, a sequel to Kidnapped.

  • "Catriona," I cried, forgetting, the first time since her father was arrived, to address her by a handle, "I am come into my kingdom fairly, I am the laird of Shaws indeed-my uncle is dead at last."

    David Balfour, a sequel to Kidnapped.

  • "Catriona," said he, "you have to excuse me, my dear; but there's nothing less than my fine bones upon the cast of it, and I'll have to break this seal."

    David Balfour, a sequel to Kidnapped.

  • In his novel, "Catriona," the character of James Mohr Macgregor is wonderfully divined.

    Adventures Among Books


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