another name for black grouse (sense 1)
Historical Examples

Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 102, April 23, 1892 Various
Odd Bits of History Henry W. Wolff
Old and New Paris, v. 2 Henry Sutherland Edwards
Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Volume 6 John Gibson Lockhart
Round About the Carpathians Andrew F. Crosse
Punch, Or The London Charivari, Volume 102, January 16, 1892 Various
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 6 Various
The Confessions of a Poacher Anonymous
Gairloch In North-West Ross-Shire John H. Dixon, F.S.A. Scot
Gairloch In North-West Ross-Shire John H. Dixon, F.S.A. Scot


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