Definition of Toiseachs
1. toiseach [n] - See also: toiseach
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Literary usage of Toiseachs
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A History of the Scottish Highlands, Highland Clans and Highland Regiments by Sir John Scott Keltie, John Wilson, Thomas Maclauchlan (1875)
"... and toiseachs (leaders), the next officer in point of rank, understood to be connected with the military arrangements of the country, the one being the ..."
2. Controversial Issues in Scottish History: A Contrast of the Early Chronicles by William Henry Gregg (1910)
"... and toiseachs; and the proportion received by each was termed their share, as appears from the grants in.the Book of Deer. ..."
3. Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness by Gaelic Society of Inverness (1894)
"I still adhere to my view that the Inverness-shire Mackintoshes are descended from the toiseachs and -seneschals of Badenoch. In fact, after all Mr Shaw's ..."
4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General (1890)
"... and toiseachs, men who represented the central governing power. .-It would seem that when, iii the reign of David I., the kingdom became largely ..."
5. History of the Catholic Church of Scotland from the Introduction of by Alphons Bellesheim (1887)
"... and toiseachs. King Grig no doubt issued a decree similar to the one enacted later by the Synod of Cashel, providing " that all Church lands and ..."
6. The Clan Donald by Angus MacDonald (1896)
"DONALD OF HARLAW. or toiseachs, there is every reason to suppose that in time they became Macintoshes. Though the lands of the lordship of the Isles were ..."