Examples from the Web for angus
Contemporary Examples of angus
Cumming and Tom grew up in rural Scotland, on the estate in Angus where his father was head forester.Alan Cumming: The Truth About My Father
October 14, 2014
According to Angus Roxburgh, a former BBC reporter who worked on the Ketchum Russia account between 2006 and 2009, not much.Confessions of a Putin Spin Doctor
March 11, 2014
An independent, Angus King, went on to win and to caucus with the Democrats.Which Politicians Are in the Tea Party’s Crosshairs?
March 17, 2013
“Tell me about the amendment, Angus,” the courtly Hathaway said.
My husband [former Maine governor Jock McKernan] and I have had dinner with Angus and Mary on different occasions.
Historical Examples of angus
"Nor for the honor of Scotland either," cried the Earl of Angus.The White Company
Arthur Conan Doyle
Then Angus went and killed a little pig, and dressed it ready for cooking.Ranald Bannerman's Boyhood
Ye could nivver hev matched Angus in yon days for limb and wind.
The wind had never fallen since the terrible night of the death of Angus.
Angus was not less severe on Wilson's sly smoothness of manner.
- a council area of E Scotland on the North Sea: the historical county of Angus became part of Tayside region in 1975; reinstated as a unitary authority (excluding City of Dundee) in 1996. Administrative centre: Forfar. Pop: 107 520 (2003 est). Area: 2181 sq km (842 sq miles)
Word Origin and History for angus
masc. proper name, Scottish, related to Irish Aonghus, a compound that may be rendered in English as "one choice." Also the name of a county in Scotland, hence a breed of cattle (1842) associated with that region.