Definition of Carses
1. carse [n] - See also: carse
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carses
Literary usage of Carses
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Ancient Sea-margins, as Memorials of Changes in the Relative Level of Sea by Robert Chambers (1848)
"LOW COAST-LANDS, carses, ETC. THE LOWER ANCIENT SEA-MARGINS UNIFORM IN HEIGHT THROUGHOUT THE ISLAND. 5. The most familiar phenomenon connected with this ..."
2. Rudimentary Treatise on Clay Lands and Loamy Soils: Containing the Origin by John Donaldson (1852)
"... Clays— on the Sides of Elvers, and on the Flats of the Sea-shore.—Scotland.— Clays of Berwickshire—East Lothian—carses of ..."
3. The Edinburgh Literary Journal; Or, Weekly Register of Criticism and Belles by Percy Bysshe Shelley (1831)
"Modern investigation, assisted by the light of science, has discovered what was long a matter of justifiable conjecture, I bin these various carses, ..."
4. The New Statistical Account of Scotland by Society for the Benefit of the Sons and Daughters of the Clergy (1845)
"Grain rents have been partially introduced into the carses, ... The following is the average quantity of seed sown in the carses to the east of Stirling: ..."
5. A Literary Pilgrim in England by Edward Thomas (1917)
"But he could not do without the fertile carses, and it is more characteristic of him to relate how he "rambled over the rich, ..."