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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Rob Roy Originally Robert MacGregor. 1671-1734. Scottish clan leader and outlaw whose banditry is the subject of Sir Walter Scott's novel Rob Roy (1817).

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  • n. Scottish clan leader and outlaw who was the subject of a 1817 novel by Sir Walter Scott (1671-1734)
  • n. a manhattan cocktail made with Scotch whiskey


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