A cocktail made with Scotch whisky, sweet vermouth, and bitters.
Scottish clan leader and outlaw whose banditry is the subject of Sir Walter Scott's novel Rob Roy (1817).
A cocktail made of Scotch whisky, sweet vermouth, and bitters.
Origin of rob-roy
After Rob Roy
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Rob-roy Sentence Examples
Inversnaid was in the heart of the Macgregor country, and the name of Rob Roy is still given to his cave on the loch side a mile to the north and to his prison 3 m.
Craig Royston, a tract lying between Inversnaid and Ben Lomond, was also associated with Rob Roy.
In 1865 he started on a long canoeing cruise in his " Rob Roy " canoe, and in this way made a prolonged water tour through Europe, a record of which he published in 1866 as A Thousand Miles in the Rob Roy Canoe.
A nephew of Rob Roy held it for Prince Charlie, and it figures in Scott's Waverley.
The road to Inversnaid runs through the Macgregors' country referred to in Scott's Rob Roy.