A crupper, formed by a short piece of wood fixed to the saddle at each end by a cord, mearns.
The Dee, now leaving its native county, flows for a few miles through the mearns or Kincardineshire.
Why are there no brochs in Moray, Aberdeenshire and the mearns?
You'll come little speed with a man from the mearns moors unless you take him a little more seriously.
The mearns and Angus he should carefully examine, visiting the farms where polled cattle are bred.
Especially did I think of my dark home-coming with a silent father on the day I left the college to go back to the mearns.
The slightly faded color was mentioned by mearns in the original description.
I put up at the "Saracen Head," and next morning engaged a horse to ride to mearns.
Behind the premises in mearns Street lay a tract of slums, full of mischievous boys with whom his staff waged truceless war.
Ye kent your way to the stable in the dark, and then—and then there's whiles a twang o' the mearns in your speech.