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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A grandfather.

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Examples

  • Kind Gallows of Crieff. goodsire died, and where I hope he'll live to die himsell, if he's not shot or slashed in a creagh. ''

    The Waverley

  • 'Ay; that is, with the law, or by the law; be strapped up on the KIND gallows of Crieff, [Footnote: See Note 16.] where his father died, and his goodsire died, and where I hope he'll live to die himsell, if he's not shot, or slashed, in a creagh.'

    Waverley

  • KIND gallows of Crieff, [12] where his father died, and his goodsire died, and where I hope he'll live to die himself, if he's not shot, or slashed, in a creagh. '

    Waverley: or, 'Tis sixty years since

  • KIND gallows of Crieff, [Footnote: See Note 16.] where his father died, and his goodsire died, and where I hope he'll live to die himsell, if he's not shot, or slashed, in a creagh. '

    Waverley — Volume 1

  • KIND gallows of Crieff,42 where his father died, and his goodsire died, and where I hope he’ll live to die himsell, if he’s not shot, or slashed, in a creagh.’

    Waverley

  • For, my lord, my grandfather, goodsire and father, have served your lordship's predecessors, and some of them have died under their standards; and this is part of the obligation of our Scottish kindness. "

    Royal Edinburgh Her Saints, Kings, Prophets and Poets

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