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Alloway

[al-uh-wey]
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noun
  1. a hamlet in SW Scotland, near Ayr: birthplace of Robert Burns.
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Examples from the Web for alloway

Historical Examples

  • When the door was closed she turned and looked Alloway in the eyes.

    Northern Lights

    Gilbert Parker

  • Or catch'd wi' warlocks i' the mirk, By Alloway's auld haunted kirk.

  • The more Alloway raged the more he weakened his own influence.

    The Keepers of the Trail

    Joseph A. Altsheler

  • Even the face of Alloway, and he was brave enough, blanched.

    The Keepers of the Trail

    Joseph A. Altsheler

  • "At least they've driven him away," said Alloway to Cartwright.

    The Keepers of the Trail

    Joseph A. Altsheler


British Dictionary definitions for alloway

Alloway

noun
  1. a village in Scotland, in South Ayrshire, S of Ayr: birthplace of Robert Burns
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