Sherramoor

noun

Sher·​ra·​moor
ˈsherə̇ˌmu̇(ə)r,
ˈshər-
plural -s
Scottish
: tumult, row

Word History

Etymology

alteration of Sheriffmuir, site of the battlefield in Perth county, Scotland, where on November 13, 1715 the Jacobites were defeated by the Royalists and their rebellion checked

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“Sherramoor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sherramoor. Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

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