Quiz: Remember the definition of mal de mer?
town in Scotland just across the border, proverbial from late 18c. as the customery place for English couples to run off and be married without parental consent.
village in Dumfries and Galloway council area, historic county of Dumfriesshire, Scotland. It lies just north of the River Sark, the dividing line between England and Scotland, and was long famous as the goal of eloping English couples seeking hasty marriage.