Ayrshire

Ayrshire, a large and wealthy county in the W. of Scotland, bordered on the W. by the Firth of Clyde, agricultural and pastoral, with a large coal-field and thriving manufactures; its divisions, Carrick, to the S. of the Doon; Kyle, between the Doon and the Irvine, and Cunningham, on the N.; concerning which there is an old rhyme: “Kyle for a man, Carrick for a coo, Cunningham for butter and cheese, Galloway for 'oo.”

Population (circa 1900) given as 226,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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