Sentence Examples


  • In his absence the administration was entrusted to a justiciar, a regent or lieutenant of the kingdom; and the convenience being once ascertained of having a minister who could in the whole kingdom represent the king, as the sheriff did in the shire, the justiciar became a permanent functionary."
  • FORT WILLIAM, a police burgh of Inverness-shire, Scotland.
  • LOCH SHIEL, a lake near the Atlantic seaboard of Scotland, lying between the district of Moidart in Inverness-shire and the districts of Ardgour and Sunart in Argyllshire.
  • The two shire-courts sat together for the Domesday Inquest, and the counties were united under one sheriff until the time of Elizabeth.
  • Land"), the largest of a small group of about sixteen islets of the Outer Hebrides, Inverness-shire, Scotland.