benorth

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benorth

  1. (now Scotland) North of.
    • 1817, Walter Scott, Rob Roy:
      "No, no, landlord," answered a strong deep voice behind him, "it's e'en because your English gaugers and supervisors, that you have sent down benorth the Tweed, have taen up the trade of thievery over the heads of the native professors."