sir james m(atthew) 1860–1937, scottish novelist, short-story writer, and playwright.
a city in se ontario, in s canada, nw of toronto.
historical examples

that village in the hollow, which is so red and striking in the sunset, is kirriemuir: it is the thrums of barries novel.
the story of my life, volumes 4-6 augustus j. c. hare

and this, please your grace, has been announced as barries crowning fantasy!
ainslee’s magazine, volume 16, no. 3, october, 1905 various

(scot, dialect) very good; attractive
sir james matthew. 1860–1937, scottish dramatist and novelist, noted particularly for his popular children’s play peter pan (1904)

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