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  1. Peebles.
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Examples from the Web for tweeddale

Historical Examples

  • It looks as if a swift foray had been executed by the men of Selkirk and Tweeddale.

    King Robert the Bruce

    A. F. Murison

  • Take it as you please, we will not dispute with you if you come from Tweeddale.

  • Law was on intimate terms with Argyll and with Tweeddale, both of whom were charmed by his high spirits and good breeding.

    Fletcher of Saltoun

    G. W. T. Omond

  • The swelling heights were brown and bare, like those of Tweeddale; and there the blackcock may still, I believe, be found.

  • It was a wild and very sequestered dell in Tweeddale, surrounded by high hills, and far remote from human habitation.

British Dictionary definitions for tweeddale


  1. another name for Peeblesshire
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