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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Sheriffmuir.
 
There was mair lost at the Shirramuir. Don’t grieve for your losses, for worse have befallen others before now. The battle of Sheriffmuir, in 1715, between the Jacobites and Hanoverians was very bloody; both sides sustained heavy losses, and both sides claimed the victory.   1
 


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