Definitions

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  • n. The settlement in which the parish church is. A church town.
  • n. A glebe.

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Examples

  • The annals of Crieff as a kirk-town are a dreary waste in the judgment of one who assures us that he has waded through the records of services from 1549 to 1700.

    Chronicles of Strathearn

  • During these long years, Crieff was an ordinary kirk-town, nowise distinguished among its fellows.

    Chronicles of Strathearn

  • Court of the Earl Palatine of Strathearn Crieff also decayed, and sank into the position of an ordinary kirk-town.

    Chronicles of Strathearn

  • We come now to look more closely at Crieff, when it set out upon its comparatively undistinguished career as a kirk-town.

    Chronicles of Strathearn

  • The manse stood between the high road and the water of Dule, with a gable to each; its back was towards the kirk-town of Balweary, nearly half a mile away; in front of it, a bare garden, hedged with thorn, occupied the land between the river and the road.

    Merry Men

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