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Colme-kill MACBETH, ii. 4. 33. “The famous Iona, one of the Western Isles. . . . Holinshed scarcely mentions the death of any of the ancient kings of Scotland, without taking notice of their being buried with their predecessors in Colme-kill(STEEVENS) . “It is now called Icolmkill(MALONE) . “Kil is a cell. See Jamieson's Dictionary in voce. Colme-kill is the cell or chapel of St. Columba” (BOSWELL) .

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