[ rob -roi ]
/ ˈrɒb ˈrɔɪ /
a manhattan made with Scotch whisky.
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Origin of Rob Roy
First recorded in 1865–70; after Rob Roy, nickname of Robert Macgregor (1671–1734), Scottish freebooter
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British Dictionary definitions for Rob Roy
/ (ˈrɒb ˈrɔɪ) /
real name Robert Macgregor . 1671–1734, Scottish outlaw
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