E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
In the Black Dwarf, by Sir Walter Scott, are seven of that name, viz. Halbert or Hobbie Elliot, of the Heugh-foot (a farmer); Mrs. Elliot, his grandmother; John and Harry, his brothers; and Lilias, Jean, and Arnot, his sisters.