(Baillie Nicol). A Glasgow magistrate in Scott's Rob
Roy. He is petulant, conceited, purse-proud, without tact, and
intensely prejudiced, but sincere and kind-hearted.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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