- a historic county in SW Scotland.
Also called Kirk·cud·bright·shire [ker-koo-bree-sheer, -sher] /kərˈku briˌʃɪər, -ʃər/.
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Mr. M'Clelland continued near twelve years at Kirkcudbright.Biographia Scoticana (Scots Worthies)
Barcaple is in the stewartry of Kirkcudbright, in the parish of Tongueland.
One of his visitors was his own brother, George, at Kirkcudbright.
In all probability it is now lying at Kirkcudbright, where it was directed.Charlotte Bront
T. Wemyss Reid
This fortress is situated in the stewartry of Kirkcudbright, upon an island about two acres in extent, formed by the river Dee.