There was not a trace of houses, or huts, or cairns visible.
The doctor kept a sharp lookout for other cairns, but in vain.
Posted all along the platform with General Cairns in the most prominent place.
The doctor looked carefully round for other cairns, but in vain.
By what name we call them, “towers,” or “cairns,” is indifferent to me.
Cairns Castle is now falling into decay, and its light no longer exists.
Here they found the last of the cairns, and the answer to their construction.
Maitland, in his History of Edinburgh, p. 307, calls these cairns the "Cat-heaps."
"Ebenezer Brown has been having a card party," laughed Cairns.
Then the door opened suddenly, and Cairns confronted him in a white fury.