- MAIDEN-SKERRY, an isle, in the parish of Northmavine, county of Shetland. It consists of a high rock, of which the summit has never been trodden by man. In the summer season it is occupied by the largest kind of gulls, called the black-backed, which nestle upon it in vast numbers, undisturbed.
A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. Samuel Lewis. 1856.
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