Definition of Kirkton

1. Noun. (alternative form of kirk-town) ¹



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Definition of Kirkton

1. a village with a parish church [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kirkton

kiriru moji
kirk
kirk-town
kirk-towns
kirkbuzzer
kirkbuzzers
kirked
kirkiite
kirking
kirkings
kirkland warbler
kirkmaister
kirkman
kirkmen
kirks
kirkton (current term)
kirktons
kirkward
kirkyard
kirkyards
kirmess
kirmesses
kirn
kirned
kirner deformity
kirning
kirns
kirpan
kirpans
kirri

Literary usage of Kirkton

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1. Bishop Burnet's History of His Own Time: From the Restoration of King by Gilbert Burnet (1850)
"kirkton said he had not offended, and was willing to go to prison till ... So he went out to procure a warrant, and left kirkton locked up in his chamber. ..."

2. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, George Walter Prothero, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle (1818)
"Mr. James kirkton, Stc. With an Account of the Murder of Archbishop Sharp. By James Russell, an actor therein. Edited from the MS. by Charles Kirkpatrick ..."

3. Balmerino and Its Abbey: A Parish History with Notices of the Adjacent District by James Campbell (1899)
"According to a tradition which is still current in the Parish, he had a feud with a Laird of kirkton; and as he was one day travelling on horseback to Cupar ..."

4. Lincolnshire Pedigrees by A R (Arthur Roland) Maddison, Arthur Staunton Larken (1903)
"John kirkton, 1634. Will Hutchinson of Lincoln; dead in 1571. 1st wife. Gregory kirkton, bapt. at Grimsby 5 July 1638. of ..."

5. Angus Or Forfarshire: The Land and People, Descriptive and Historical by Alexander Johnston Warden (1884)
"Little kirkton, Mains, was acquired by Scrymgeour, a merchant in Dundee, ... George Palmer acquired the lands of kirkton. On 30th April, 1789, ..."

6. The Ecclesiastical Architecture of Scotland from the Earliest Christian by David MacGibbon, Thomas Ross (1897)
"... their position on a grassy knoll, from which a fine view of the Leven was -visible, and re-erected as the gateway of a house.* CHAPEL AT THE kirkton OF ..."

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