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[jed-bur-oh, -buhr-oh or, esp. British, -bruh]
  1. a border town in the Borders region, in SE Scotland: ruins of an abbey.
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Historical Examples of jedburgh

  • The realme was quartered, and men war laid in Jedburgh and Kelso.

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)

    John Knox

  • The Scots were to muster at Jedburgh for a raid into England.

  • It was worth a journey to Jedburgh, and a long one, to hear him recite it.

    In Unfamiliar England

    Thomas Dowler Murphy

  • She fell ill on October 17, a week before Bothwells arrival at Jedburgh.

  • By it went the road from Jedburgh, and in it is the site of the Battle of Otterburn, 1388.

    The Bruce

    John Barbour