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Kilmarth Rocks

(Scotland). A pile of stones towering 28 feet in height, and overhanging more than 12 feet, like the tower of Pisa (Italy). (See Cheesewring.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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