Selkirk

[ US /ˈsɛɫkɝk/ ]
NOUN
  1. Scottish sailor who was put ashore on a deserted island off the coast of Chile for five years (providing the basis for Daniel Defoe's novel about Robinson Crusoe) (1676-1721)
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How To Use Selkirk In A Sentence

  • Thankfully such days are rare, and today, out in the Selkirk Range, it isn't one of them.
  • From the start, Peter Jackson wanted his longtime associate Selkirk on The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) as he knew Selkirk would stay focused on the climax of the entire saga.
  • The forest" mentioned in the song comprehended the county of Selkirk, with portions of Peeblesshire and Lanarkshire. The Modern Scottish Minstrel , Volume I. The Songs of Scotland of the past half century
  • Never had there been such slaughtering of capons, and fat geese, and barndoor fowls; never such boiling of “reested” hams; never such making of car-cakes and sweet scones, Selkirk bannocks, cookies, and petticoat-tails — delicacies little known to the present generation. The Bride of Lammermoor
  • ‘When they cast the colours at the end of the Selkirk common riding a great, muckle lump comes into my throat, even though I ken it's a load o' rubbish.’
  • Never had there been such slaughtering of capons, and fat geese, and barndoor fowls; never such boiling of “reested” hams; never such making of car-cakes and sweet scones, Selkirk bannocks, cookies, and petticoat-tails — delicacies little known to the present generation. The Bride of Lammermoor
  • SELKIRK, Man - There will be more guards, but no fence at a Winnipeg-area mental health facility where bus beheader Vince Li has been granted escorted walks. CTV BritishColumbiaHome
  • Selkirk isn't being paid any kind of dockage fees to have it here, and I just think it looks really bad to have it sitting there, "she said of the ship. Winnipeg Sun
  • You can search through da cats by breeds such as Burmilla, Canadian Hairless, LaPerm, Nebelung, Cheezburger cat Chartreux, British Blue Shorthair, but probably not Russian Blue, soz, Selkirk Rex, Singapura or a Sphynx cat — maybe u cn find one 2 give a forevar home. whoooaaa… - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?
  • My bread preference is Selkirk bannock, but you can use panettone instead.
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