- a seaport in SW Scotland.
- Ayrshire(def 2).
Examples from the Web for ayr
Historical Examples of ayr
He threw him ower the brig of Ayr into the water, and he was drowned.Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 2 (of 2)
Burns will soon be read by lexicon, even in the shire of Ayr.Literary Tours in The Highlands and Islands of Scotland
Daniel Turner Holmes
That did not satisfy Gordon, who thrashed his colonel with a stick in the streets of Ayr.The Chronicles of a Gay Gordon
Jos Maria Gordon
Send your son to Ayr: if he do weel here, he'll do weel there.The Proverbs of Scotland
Yet, from Burns's poem we would gather that this latter lived in Ayr.Robert Burns
- a port in SW Scotland, in South Ayrshire. Pop: 46 431 (2001)