Definition of Kyles
1. Noun. (plural of kyle) ¹
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Definition of Kyles
1. kyle [n] - See also: kyle
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Literary usage of Kyles
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Glencreggan by Cuthbert Bede (1861)
"Entrance to the kyles.—Calais and the kyles.— Scenery and Sea Sickness. ... THERE are two ways of leaving Tarbert for the kyles of Bute—which is the route ..."
2. Twenty-five Years a Parson in the Wild West: Being the Experience of Parson by John Brown, Ralph Riley (1896)
"The shadows are lengthening, however, and I must be going, I know not where, but there is a dear spot over the sea in the kyles of Bute which I hope to see ..."
3. The Cruise of the Betsey: Or, A Summer Ramble Among the Fossiliferous by Hugh Miller (1860)
"kyles of Skye—A Gneiss District—Kyle Rhea—A Boiling Tide—A "Take" of ... No sailing vessel attempts threading the kyles of Skye from the south in the face ..."
4. A Monograph of the Post-Tertiary Entomostraca of Scotland Including Species by George Stewardson Brady, Henry William Crosskey, David Robertson (1874)
"COLINTRAIVE, kyles OF BUTE. Following the Loch Ridden Road on the Colintraive side of the kyles of Bute, in a small bay, about a quarter of a mile from the ..."
5. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1901)
"In the former phrase it likewise was a fanciful name given to the goods manufactured by the kyles, and afterwards by the copartnership and the corporation. ..."
6. Circuit Journeys by Henry Cockburn Cockburn (1888)
"A good day for our sail through the kyles, clouds and sunshine playing on all the hills. But the wind is far too high for the chyle of my stomach. ..."
7. Scotland and the Scotch: Or, The Western Circuit. Dedicated to the Highland by Catherine Sinclair (1840)
"The Romantic kyles of Bute, celebrated for their rugged magnificence, are frequently compared to the Rhine ..."