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King's Cave

Opposite to Campbelton; so called because it was here that King Robert Bruce and his retinue lodged when they landed on the mainland from the Isle of Arran. (Statistical Account of Scotland, v. p. 167, article “Arran.”)

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