streamlet

  • 101 waterway — Synonyms and related words: adolescent stream, approaches, aqueduct, arroyo, beck, bed, bourn, braided stream, branch, brook, brooklet, burn, canal, channel, creek, creek bed, crick, culvert, donga, dry bed, fairway, flowing stream, flume,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 102 ST. DAVIDS —    (2), an interesting old cathedral town in Pembrokeshire, on the streamlet Alan, and not 2 m. from St. Brides Bay; its cathedral, rebuilt after 1180 in the Transition Norman style, was at one time a famous resort of pilgrims. On the other side… …

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • 103 Athelstaneford —    ATHELSTANEFORD, a parish, in the county of Haddington, 3 miles (N. E. by N.) from Haddington, and 9 (W.) from Dunbar; containing 991 inhabitants, of whom 274 are in the village. This place, which is noticed by Camden, is said to have derived… …

    A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • 104 Dundrennan —    DUNDRENNAN, a village, in the parish of Rerwick, stewartry of Kirkcudbright, 4 miles (E. S. E.) from Kirkcudbright; containing 202 inhabitants. This place, which is situated in a beautiful valley, about a mile and a half from the north western …

    A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • 105 Eaglesham —    EAGLESHAM, a parish, in the county of Renfrew, 9 miles (S.) from Glasgow; containing 2428 inhabitants, of whom 1801 are in the village. This place, which is of considerable antiquity, is supposed to have derived its name, of Celtic origin,… …

    A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • 106 Falkirk —    FALKIRK, a burgh, market town, and parish, in the county of Stirling; including the villages of Barleyside, Bonnybridge, Camelon, Glen, and Laurieston, with part of the late quoad sacra district of Grange mouth; and containing 15,621… …

    A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • 107 Inverkeithing —    INVERKEITHING, a parish, sea port, burgh, and market town, in the district of Dunfermline, county of Fife, 12½ miles (N. W. by W.) from Edinburgh; containing, with the village of Hillend, 2530 inhabitants, of whom 1674 are in the burgh. This… …

    A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • 108 Kinglassie —    KINGLASSIE, a parish, in the district of Kirkcaldy, county of Fife; containing 1155 inhabitants, of whom 421 are in the village of Kinglassie, 7 miles (N. W.) from Kirkcaldy. The name of this place is supposed to have been derived from a… …

    A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • 109 Kirkden —    KIRKDEN, a parish, in the county of Forfar, 5 miles (E. by S.) from Forfar; containing, with the village of Friockheim, 1483 inhabitants. This place, which was anciently called Idvie, from the situation of the glebe lands in that barony,… …

    A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • 110 Langton —    LANGTON, a parish, in the county of Berwick, 2½ miles (W. S. W.) from Dunse; containing, with the village of Gavinton, 479 inhabitants. This place derives its name from the ancient town, which was remarkable for its length of straggling houses …

    A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • 111 Nairnshire —    NAIRNSHIRE, a county, in the north east of Scotland, bounded on the north by the Moray Frith, on the east by Elginshire and a detached portion of the county of Inverness, on the south by Elginshire, and on the west and south west by Inverness… …

    A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • 112 Newburgh —    1) NEWBURGH, a village and sea port, in the parish of Foveran, district of Ellon, county of Aberdeen, 5 miles (S. E. by S.) from Ellon; containing 393 inhabitants. This is a small but flourishing place, situated on the bank of the river Ythan …

    A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • 113 Penpont —    PENPONT, a parish and village, and the seat of a presbytery, in the county of Dumfries, 2 miles (W. S. W.) from Thornhill; containing 1266 inhabitants, of whom 492 are in the village. This parish is supposed to have derived its name from a… …

    A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • 114 Port Of Monteith —    PORT OF MONTEITH, a parish, in the county of Perth, 9½ miles (W.) from Doune; containing, with the villages of Gartmore, Ruskie, and Tomachar, 1446 inhabitants. This place, which is of considerable antiquity, appears to have derived its… …

    A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • 115 Portsoy —    PORTSOY, a sea port town, a burgh of barony, and lately a quoad sacra parish, in the parish of Fordyce, county of Banff, 8 miles (W. by N.) from Banff, and 18 (E. by N.) from Fochabars; containing 1720 inhabitants, of whom 1523 are in the… …

    A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • 116 Sandwick and Cunningsburgh —    SANDWICK and CUNNINGSBURGH, a quoad sacra parish, in the parish of Dunrossness, county of Orkney and Shetland, 9 miles (S. by W.) from Lerwick; containing 2167 inhabitants. This place comprises the ancient parishes of Sandwick and… …

    A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • 117 ríðig — n ( es/ ) streamlet …

    Old to modern English dictionary

  • 118 sike — North Country (Newcastle) Words 1. such 2. a streamlet of water …

    English dialects glossary

  • 119 brook — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. stream, creek, rivulet, run. See water. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. creek, stream, streamlet; see river 1 . v. Syn. tolerate, suffer, stand for, accept; see endure 2 . See Synonym Study at endure . III… …

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  • 120 stream — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. river, streamlet, rivulet, rill; gush; trickle; creek, brook, runnel, runlet; current, flow, flux, course, flood, tide, race; shower, outpouring, downpouring. v. i. issue; pour out, forth, or down;… …

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