"I'm the law in this clachan to-day," said Maclachlan simply, still tapping away with his pistol.
The “clachan” is now all spick and span; but its surroundings are the same.
clachan, a village; literally stones; supposed to have originally been a Druidical term.
Hewson is still in the clachan hard by when he urges his friend to come to him: and he comes.
Night lay passively upon the sea, upon the isle, upon the clachan.
On November 14 some of them mishandled an old man in the clachan of Dalry, on the Ken.
The school is a mile away at another "clachan," but the inspector dines with me, and so does the schoolmaster.
There is no place else for seven miles yet, when there is the clachan, before you will be coming to Fionnaphort.
My way lay over Mouter's Hill, and through an end of a clachan on the braeside among fields.
Not till they came in sight of the clachan of Fasagrianach, did the witches relinquish the chase.
"small village" (Scottish and Irish), early 15c., from Gaelic clach (plural clachan) "stone."