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Rob Roy

 (rŏb roi′) Originally Robert MacGregor. 1671-1734.
Scottish clan leader and outlaw whose banditry is the subject of Sir Walter Scott's novel Rob Roy (1817).

rob roy

 (rŏb roi′)
n.
A cocktail made with Scotch whisky, sweet vermouth, and bitters.

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Rob Roy

(ˈrɒb ˈrɔɪ)
n
(Biography) real name Robert Macgregor. 1671–1734, Scottish outlaw
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Noun1.Rob Roy - Scottish clan leader and outlaw who was the subject of a 1817 novel by Sir Walter Scott (1671-1734)Rob Roy - Scottish clan leader and outlaw who was the subject of a 1817 novel by Sir Walter Scott (1671-1734)
2.Rob Roy - a manhattan cocktail made with Scotch whiskey
Scotch malt whiskey, Scotch malt whisky, Scotch whiskey, Scotch whisky, malt whiskey, malt whisky, Scotch - whiskey distilled in Scotland; especially whiskey made from malted barley in a pot still
manhattan - a cocktail made with whiskey and sweet vermouth with a dash of bitters
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