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Rothesay

[roth-see, -sey] /ˈrɒθ si, -seɪ/
noun
1.
a town in the Strathclyde region, on Bute island, in SW Scotland: resort; ruins of 11th-century castle.
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  • When she came in again, Captain Rothesay was pacing the room uneasily.

    Olive Dinah Maria Craik, (AKA Dinah Maria Mulock)
  • "You can have him, Mr. Williams," said Rothesay curtly to the mate.

  • The dwelling which Miss Rothesay entered was one of the keeper's cottages, built within the forest.

    Olive Dinah Maria Craik, (AKA Dinah Maria Mulock)
  • She carried the babe home and laid it on Mrs. Rothesay's lap.

    Olive Dinah Maria Craik, (AKA Dinah Maria Mulock)
  • I shall never get out what I wanted to say—which is, that you must be quiet, my good dame, and you must keep Mrs. Rothesay quiet.

    Olive Dinah Maria Craik, (AKA Dinah Maria Mulock)
  • "The child had better go away to bed," said Captain Rothesay.

    Olive Dinah Maria Craik, (AKA Dinah Maria Mulock)
  • Captain Rothesay started from his reverie at the sound of the child's voice.

    Olive Dinah Maria Craik, (AKA Dinah Maria Mulock)
  • Captain Rothesay started, as if suddenly recollecting himself.

    Olive Dinah Maria Craik, (AKA Dinah Maria Mulock)
  • He—the calm, gentlemanlike, Captain Rothesay—burst into a storm of passion that would have disgraced a boor.

    Olive Dinah Maria Craik, (AKA Dinah Maria Mulock)
  • Mrs. Rothesay, still insensible, was lifted into the carriage.

    Olive Dinah Maria Craik, (AKA Dinah Maria Mulock)
British Dictionary definitions for Rothesay

Rothesay

/ˈrɒθsɪ/
noun
1.
a town in SW Scotland, in Argyll and Bute, on the E coast of the Isle of Bute. Pop: 5017 (2001)
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