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Rothesay

[roth-see, -sey]
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noun
  1. a town in the Strathclyde region, on Bute island, in SW Scotland: resort; ruins of 11th-century castle.
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Examples from the Web for rothesay

Historical Examples

  • She carried the babe home and laid it on Mrs. Rothesay's lap.

    Olive

    Dinah Maria Craik, (AKA Dinah Maria Mulock)

  • "Olive, dearest," said Mrs. Rothesay, herself subdued into weeping.

    Olive

    Dinah Maria Craik, (AKA Dinah Maria Mulock)

  • "The child had better go away to bed," said Captain Rothesay.

    Olive

    Dinah Maria Craik, (AKA Dinah Maria Mulock)

  • "You shall lecture me presently, my dear," said Captain Rothesay.

    Olive

    Dinah Maria Craik, (AKA Dinah Maria Mulock)

  • Captain Rothesay started from his reverie at the sound of the child's voice.

    Olive

    Dinah Maria Craik, (AKA Dinah Maria Mulock)


British Dictionary definitions for rothesay

Rothesay

noun
  1. a town in SW Scotland, in Argyll and Bute, on the E coast of the Isle of Bute. Pop: 5017 (2001)
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