Definition of Maormor
1. mormaor [n -S] - See also: mormaor
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Literary usage of Maormor
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Highlanders of Scotland by William Forbes Skene (1902)
"The office of maormor appears to have been next in dignity and power to that of the king ; thus, the Annals of Ulster, in describing one of the numerous ..."
2. Caledonia: Or, A Historical and Topographical Account of North Britain, from by George Chalmers (1887)
"The maormor of this district, Grig, who is famed in Scottish history as ... by the Moray-men when the children of the maormor claimed their rights (d). ..."
3. A New History of Aberdeenshire by Alexander Smith (1875)
"The title maormor, has been long called in English, Mair, or Mayor, and that, ... The office conferred powers, which he, the maormor, otherwise had no right ..."
4. The British Critic, and Quarterly Theological Review by John Henry Newman, James Shergold Boone (1808)
"... (he married Macbeth, the maormor of Rofs, who was then in the prime of life; ... after his marriage with this injured woman, he became maormor of Moray, ..."