- a historic county in S Scotland.
Also called Pee·bles·shire [pee-buh lz-sheer, -sher, -buh l-] /ˈpi bəlzˌʃɪər, -ʃər, -bəl-/, Tweeddale.
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Examples from the Web for peeblesshire
During a period of about thirty years, he has been engaged in the humble capacity of a dry-stone mason in Peeblesshire.
He was born at Tweedsmuir, in the upland pastoral district of Peeblesshire, where his father was a farmer.Western Worthies
J. Stephen Jeans
Mr. Gosse had mistaken the name of the Peeblesshire manse, and is reproached accordingly.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 23 (of 25)
Robert Louis Stevenson
In Peeblesshire, flowing into the Tweed from the north, a short distance west of Peebles.The Bruce
"The forest" mentioned in the song comprehended the county of Selkirk, with portions of Peeblesshire and Lanarkshire.
- (until 1975) a county of SE Scotland, now part of Scottish BordersAlso called: Tweeddale
- a town in SE Scotland, in Scottish Borders. Pop: 8065 (2001)
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