There was a Bluegown, or Bedesman, like Edie Ochiltree, who had a son at Edinburgh College.
"Guy Mannering, or The Astrologer, Complete, Illustrated" by Sir Walter Scott
Take the beggar, for example, Edie Ochiltree, the old 'bluegown.
"Hours in a Library, Volume I. (of III.)" by Leslie Stephen
And the bluegown, waving his wand, continued on his journey, while the young man turned his steps, in fear, towards home.
"Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland" by Various