Auld Reekie

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"Ста́рый дымоку́р" (Эдинбург [Edinburgh])

English-Russian Great Britain dictionary (Великобритания. Лингвострановедческий словарь). 2014.

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  • Auld Reekie — Edinburgh (literally, old smoky) • • • Main Entry: ↑auld Auld Reekie Edinburgh • • • Main Entry: ↑reek * * * Auld Reekie [Auld Reekie] a popular name for ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Auld Reekie — a popular name for Edinburgh. It means ‘old smoky’ and refers to the smoke from the city’s many chimneys. * * * …   Universalium

  • Auld Reekie —  (Scot.) Old Smoky; nickname for Edinburgh …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Auld Reekie — (Scottish Gaelic Old Smelly) smogbound Edinburgh …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Auld Reekie — Edinburgh …   Scottish slang

  • Auld — Auld, a. [See {Old}.] Old; as, Auld Reekie (old smoky), i. e., Edinburgh. [Scot. & Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Reekie — This interesting surname is of medieval Scottish origin, and has two distinct possible sources, each with its own history and derivation. Firstly, the name may be locational in origin from Reikie, a place in the parish of Alford, Aberdeenshire,… …   Surnames reference

  • Reekie, Auld (Scot.) —   Old Smoky ; nickname for Edinburgh …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

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