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Definition of Scourie
1. a young gull [n -S]
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Literary usage of Scourie
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Two Months in the Highlands, Orcadia, and Skye by Charles Richard Weld (1860)
"WHY, you may ask, did I return to scourie when I might have proceeded from ... Because the scenery as I was assured between scourie and Golspie is finer ..."
2. Great Britain: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1906)
"... ply over certain stages: eg Gairloch to (14 M.) Aultbea-, scourie to (7 M.) Laxford Bridge; Laxford Bridge to (ISM.) Durness; Tongue to (46M.) Thurso. ..."
3. A Short History of the Scottish Highlands and Isles by William Cook Mackenzie (1906)
"... Highlanders—Argyll and the chiefs—Economic factors in the rising of the Highlanders —The last important clan battle—General Mackay of scourie — His plan ..."