Alloway



a hamlet in SW Scotland, near Ayr: birthplace of Robert Burns.
Historical Examples

Mr. Alloway, has any other survey of this river bend been made before?
Rose of Old Harpeth Maria Thompson Daviess

When the door was closed she turned and looked Alloway in the eyes.
Northern Lights Gilbert Parker

“She’s lyin’ or she’s crazy,” replied Alloway, and his voice carried an unpleasant ring.
The Lone Star Ranger Zane Grey

Or catch’d wi’ warlocks i’ the mirk, By Alloway’s auld haunted kirk.
The Book of Humorous Verse Various

Alloway kirk is the place where the remains of the favorite Scottish poet should lie.
The Continental Monthly, Vol. 4, No. 5, November, 1863 Various

Alloway and Cartwright rose after a long rest and limped into the camp.
The Keepers of the Trail Joseph A. Altsheler

Alloway presently came from his tent and also stood looking on, though he did not join the renegades.
The Keepers of the Trail Joseph A. Altsheler

The more Alloway raged the more he weakened his own influence.
The Keepers of the Trail Joseph A. Altsheler

Bo was about as handy with a gun as any man in this camp, barrin’ Chess Alloway an’ mebbe Bland himself.
The Lone Star Ranger Zane Grey

Thank heaven the man—Alloway was his name—was as quick as a flash.
In Hostile Red Joseph Altsheler

noun
a village in Scotland, in South Ayrshire, S of Ayr: birthplace of Robert Burns

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