Definition of Touns
1. toun [n] - See also: toun
Lexicographical Neighbors of Touns
touns (current term)
tour de force
Literary usage of Touns
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Extracts from the Council Register of the Burgh of Aberdeen by Aberdeen (Scotland) (1872)
"... present aue sufficient pick, or then that they pey to the deane of gild the ordinar pryce respective of the samen, to the effect the touns common ..."
2. An Abridgement of the Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland: From the Reign of by William Alexander (1841)
"... the Burghs and touns of this Kingdom free of any imposition whatsoever the petty custome of Burgh excepted.87* APUD EDINBURGH, III DIE OCTOBRIS, ADMDCC. ..."
3. Noctes Ambrosianæ by John Wilson, Robert Shelton Mackenzie, James Hogg, William Maginn, John Gibson Lockhart (1866)
"It's an awfu' thing to think o' wide districts, sprinkled wi' touns and villages, ... touns ..."
4. The Parish of Strathblane and Its Inhabitants from Early Times: A Chapter in by John Guthrie Smith (1886)
"... James George corresponding to a sixth part of the three touns of Easter Mugdock." The Shearers held this part of the Middleton without change till 1846, ..."
5. Extracts from the Records of the Burgh of Glasgow ... A. D. 1573-17 by Glasgow (Scotland), James David Marwick, Robert Renwick (1905)
"... at the back of the touns key and on the north syde of the passage and high way, ... on the touns ground and them that posseses the touns great lodging, ..."
6. The Register of the Privy Council of Scotland by Scotland Privy Council (1905)
"And, the, saids Lords being carefull that the saids touns of Preston and ... and repairing to and fra the saids touns for furnishing the inhabitants ..."