Reekie, Auld (Scot.)

Reekie, Auld (Scot.)
 "Old Smoky"; nickname for Edinburgh.

Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors. 2013.

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  • Auld — Auld, a. [See {Old}.] Old; as, Auld Reekie (old smoky), i. e., Edinburgh. [Scot. & Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Auld Reekie —  (Scot.) Old Smoky; nickname for Edinburgh …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Fergusson, Robert — ▪ Scottish poet born Sept. 5, 1750, Edinburgh, Scot. died Oct. 16, 1774, Edinburgh       Scottish poet who was one of the leading figures of the 18th century revival of Scots vernacular writing and the chief forerunner of Robert Burns (Burns,… …   Universalium

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