Argyllshire



a historic county in W Scotland.
Historical Examples

He comes from argyllshire, on the west coast of Scotland, and he’s always pure white.
The Dogs of Boytown Walter A. Dyer

He joined the argyllshire Fencibles, and rose to the rank of corporal!
Norman Macleod John Wellwood

(argyllshire Highlanders): raised in 1794 by the Duke of Argyll.
British Regiments at the Front, The Story of Their Battle Honours Reginald Hodder

It was taken, with others, in the vicinity of Oban, argyllshire.
The Moths of the British Isles, Second Series Richard South

A workman at Kinlochleven, argyllshire, found a live crab in a pocket of sand at a depth of more than ten feet.
Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 153, Aug. 22, 1917 Various

Then a descent had to be made at Kiells, in argyllshire, because a valve had gone wrong.
The Mastery of the Air William J. Claxton

Leyden, the polyglott poet, has written a poem on an argyllshire tradition attaching to the whirlpool of Corryvreckan.
Literary Tours in The Highlands and Islands of Scotland Daniel Turner Holmes

In 1779, being in his twenty-eighth year, he was ordained to the pastoral charge of the parish of Strachur, argyllshire.
The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volume IV. Various

We hear a good deal of the Irish in the traditions of argyllshire.
Literary Tours in The Highlands and Islands of Scotland Daniel Turner Holmes

At any rate, as there is another case besides yours up in argyllshire awaiting my investigation, I’ll tell you what I’ll do.
The Riddle of the Spinning Wheel Mary E. Hanshew

noun
(until 1975) a county of W Scotland, part of Strathclyde region (1975–96), now part of Argyll and Bute

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