[purth-sheer, -sher] Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for perthshire

Historical Examples of perthshire

  • Next morning I was off to Lochtully, which, as you know, is in the north of Perthshire.

  • Hugh found his new situation in Perthshire very different from the last.

    David Elginbrod

    George MacDonald

  • Some years ago I was in one of the wildest recesses of  the Perthshire Highlands.

    Spare Hours

    John Brown

  • Moncrieffe of Moncrieffe, in the parish of Dunbarny, Perthshire.

  • I can get shooting with Musgrave and Carnegie in Perthshire.

    The Prime Minister

    Anthony Trollope

British Dictionary definitions for perthshire


  1. (until 1975) a county of central Scotland, now part of Perth and Kinross council area
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