Definition of MacGregor
1. Noun. Scottish clan leader and outlaw who was the subject of a 1817 novel by Sir Walter Scott (1671-1734).
Generic synonyms: Criminal, Crook, Felon, Malefactor, Outlaw
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Literary usage of MacGregor
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Supplement to Allibone's Critical Dictionary of English Literature and by John Foster Kirk, Kirk, John Foster, 1824-1904, Samuel Austin Allibone (1891)
"Macgregor, Alexander, architect. Selections from the Early Recreations of ... Yet about uu uninviting subject like this Sir C Macgregor has succeeded in ..."
2. The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature, Ancient by Richard Garnett, Leon i.e. Alexandre Le'on Valle'e, Léon Vallée, Alois Leonhard Brandl (1899)
"MacGregor, Macgregor, remember our foemen: The moon rises broad from the brow ... Stern scowled the Macgregor, then silent and sullen, He turned his red eye ..."
3. The Parliamentary Debates: Official Report by Northern Ireland Parliament. House of Commons (1898)
"Mr. MacGregor.—No, but it ie referred to in Mr. Morrison's evidence. ... Mr. MacGregor.—Perhaps the honourable gentleman means to be sarcastic, but, ..."
4. The Scots Digest of the Cases Decided in the Supreme Courts of Scotland: And ...by John Condie Stewart Sandeman, Scotland Courts by John Condie Stewart Sandeman, Scotland Courts (1905)
"1149 Macgregor v. Glasgow District Subway M'Gregor, Glengarnock Iron and Steel Co. ... 1278 Macgregor v. Leith Magistrates (1897) 519 (OH) 148 Macgregor r. ..."