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When I get on the phone with Georgie, I ask her who told her the story of the cook, the laird, his wife and the Queen Mother.

“Sometimes people shoot Marc in a sensational way,” Laird says.

One presumes such sentiment gets scant play around the Laird-Smith dinner table.

Excerpted from The Cocktail Dress by Laird Borelli-Persson © 2009.

Laird Borrelli-Persson is the senior features editor at, the online home of Vogue and W magazines.

A story is told of the familiarity between the laird and his riding horse, which was well-fed and full of spirit.

A laird, in the county of Aberdeen, had a well-stocked fowl yard, but could never get any new-laid eggs for breakfast.

According to the literal meaning, it would seem that the Laird of Brodie was something less than a gentleman?

Mistress Jean she was makin' the elder-flower wine; "And what brings the Laird at sic a like time?"

My eagerness to do so had departed when I heard of "the auld laird's" death.

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On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to laird, such as: beneficiary, buyer, heir, heiress, holder, and inheritor.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.