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Cateran   Listen
noun
Cateran  n.  A Highland robber: a kind of irregular soldier. (Scot.)






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Cateran" Quotes from Famous Books



... aristocracy of Normandy; related to William the Conqueror; allied with the Verneuils, the Esgrignons and the Troisvilles. The name is pronounced "Cateran." A Demoiselle Blanche de Casteran was the mother of Mlle. de Verneuil, and died Abbess of Notre-Dame de Seez. [The Chouans.] In 1807 Mme. de la Chanterie, then a widow, was hospitably received in Normandy by the Casterans. [The Seamy Side of History.] In 1822 a venerable ...
— Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A — Z • Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe

... devil do you mean?" Lewis asked with rising suspicion. This was not the common talk of a Border cateran. ...
— The Half-Hearted • John Buchan



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