Killiecrankie

[kil-ee-krang-kee]
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Historical Examples of killiecrankie

  • He had fought at Killiecrankie and was a marked man by Government.

  • He was for taking Killiecrankie by his side, against the Sergeant's advice.

    The Firebrand

    S. R. Crockett

  • It was my grandfather's, and he fought well with it at Killiecrankie.

    The Firebrand

    S. R. Crockett

  • The silver-hilted sword shone no brighter on the morn of Killiecrankie.

    The Firebrand

    S. R. Crockett

  • Rollo laid his hand on the hilt of Killiecrankie with a threatening gesture.

    The Firebrand

    S. R. Crockett


British Dictionary definitions for killiecrankie

Killiecrankie

noun
  1. a pass in central Scotland, in the Grampians: scene of a battle (1689) in which the Jacobites defeated William III's forces but lost their leader, Viscount Dundee
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