- the Mearns another name for Kincardineshire
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Examples from the Web for mearns
The sheriff, in consequence, had to remain at Mearns for the night.Life of Sir William Wallace of Elderslie, Vol. I (of II)
John D. Carrick
There's the mare saddled, I meant Sandy to send the doctor from the Mearns, but you can do that.
I roused Dr. Clews at the Mearns, and gave him my father's message.
It must have been in Scotland; it must have been when I was a boy; it was never in the Mearns.
Why are there no brochs in Moray, Aberdeenshire and the Mearns?Sutherland and Caithness in Saga-Time