Heriotable

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Heriotable Subject to the payment of a heriot.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • heriotable Subject to the payment of a heriot.
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Usage

In literature:

Here, in the last century, an old Heriot's Hospital boy once harboured from the pursuit of the police.
"Edinburgh Picturesque Notes" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Their names were Lionel and Hugh and Heriot and Ambrose and Hobb.
"Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard" by Eleanor Farjeon
The little dog's presence there was known, apparently, only to Mr. Traill, to a few of the tenement dwellers, and to the Heriot boys.
"Greyfriars Bobby" by Eleanor Atkinson
Heriot certainly did not recognise the identity.
"Myth, Ritual, and Religion, Vol. 1" by Andrew Lang
The door-plate of 17 Heriot Row bore the inscription of R. L. Stevenson, Advocate.
"Robert Louis Stevenson" by E. Blantyre Simpson
Heriot was the name of the head boy of the school.
"The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete" by George Meredith
He owes me a heriot.
"Erema" by R. D. Blackmore
This passage of Heriot's is taken nearly verbatim from Charlevoix, v. 2, p. 109.
"A Ramble of Six Thousand Miles through the United States of America" by S. A. Ferrall
FERRIER, GEORGE STRATON, R.S.W., 41, Heriot Row, Edinburgh.
"Illustrated History of Furniture" by Frederick Litchfield
Mrs. Stewart lived in Heriot Row, who had a cook, Jeannie by name, a paragon of excellence.
"Reminiscences of Scottish Life and Character" by Edward Bannerman Ramsay
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In poetry:

Eager slaves, a willing heriot,
O'er their brethren's living road
Drive him in his golden chariot,
Quickened by his golden goad.
"The Factory Town" by Ernest Jones
Friends of humanity, of high and low degree,
I pray ye all come listen to me;
And truly I will relate to ye,
The tragic fate of the Rev. Alexander Heriot Mackonochie.
"The Tragic Death of the Rev. A.H. Mackonochie" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

(Source: Murray Roberts/Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh).
Ali Danesh, Institute of Petrolum Engineering, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh EH14 4AS, Scotland, U.K.
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In science:

This research was initiated during the second author’s visit to the Heriot-Watt University.
On the Limit Law of a Random Walk Conditioned to Reach a High Level
The warm welcome of the Department of the Actuarial Mathematics and Statistics at the Heriot-Watt University and the support of the European Commission under the Marie Curie International Incoming Fellowship Programme are gratefully acknowledged.
On the Limit Law of a Random Walk Conditioned to Reach a High Level
This research was initiated during the second author’s visit to the Heriot-Watt University.
On the Limit Law of a Random Walk Conditioned to Reach a High Level
The warm welcome of the Department of the Actuarial Mathematics and Statistics at the Heriot-Watt University and the support of the European Commission under the Marie Curie International Incoming Fellowship Programme are gratefully acknowledged.
On the Limit Law of a Random Walk Conditioned to Reach a High Level
School of Mathematics and Computer Sciences and the Maxwell Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, EH14 4AS, Scotland, UK. E-mail: S.
On Sums of Conditionally Independent Subexponential Random Variables
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