: a manhattan made with Scotch whisky

Word History

Etymology

Rob Roy, nickname of Robert McGregor †1734 Scottish freebooter

First Known Use

1902, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Rob Roy was in 1902

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Cite this Entry

“Rob Roy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Rob%20Roy. Accessed 2 Feb. 2023.

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