Definition of Dorlachs
1. dorlach [n] - See also: dorlach
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Literary usage of Dorlachs
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Life of Mr. Robert Blair, Minister of St. Andrews, Containing His by Robert Blair, William Row, Thomas M'Crie (1848)
"The Highlanders emptying their dorlachs * among them and giving fire with their long snap- works f made them retire, and being pursued they were routed and ..."
2. The Monthly Review by Charles William Wason (1842)
"... targes, and dorlachs." Such are some of the good man's self-complacent and congratulatory sentiments; such a few of his ..."
3. The Popular History of England by Charles Knight (1880)
"... stout young ploughmen and highlanders with their plaids, targes, and dorlachs."* Before the tent of every captain was a colour bearing the Scottish arms ..."
4. Men of the Covenant: The Story of the Scottish Church in the Years of the by Alexander Smellie (1904)
"... targes, and dorlachs." But most of the soldiers were staunch young ploughmen, whose capacity increased with every hour. " The good sermons and prayers, ..."
5. The Fairfax Correspondence: Memoirs of the Reign of Charles the First by George William Johnson (1848)
"... targes (shields) and dorlachs (short swords or daggers). There were some companies of them under Captain Buchanan, and others in Erskine's regiment. ..."
6. Memoirs of Prince Rupert, and the Cavaliers: Including Their Private by Eliot Warburton (1849)
"Those of the English that came to visit our camp, did gaze with much admiration upon those souple fellows with their plaids, targes, and dorlachs (or ..."