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[ker-kawl-dee, -kaw-dee, -kah-]
  1. a city in SE Fife, in E Scotland, on the Firth of Forth.
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Historical Examples of kirkcaldy

  • He is no more fit for her than I to be a page, says the brawny, grizzled, Kirkcaldy of Grange.

    The Mystery of Mary Stuart

    Andrew Lang

  • She surrendered to Kirkcaldy of Grange: on what terms, if on any, is not to be ascertained.

  • For three years it was held for Mary by Kirkcaldy, while the city was disloyal.

  • For his wages, he spoiled Kinghorn, Kirkcaldy, and as much of Dysart as he might.

  • While at Kirkcaldy he crossed to Edinburgh and called on Jeffrey.

    Thomas Carlyle

    Hector Carsewell Macpherson

British Dictionary definitions for kirkcaldy


  1. a port in E Scotland, in SE Fife on the Firth of Forth. Pop: 46 912 (2001)
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