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Craidsag, fl1895 (joiner | North Uist)


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Vocabulary note and story about the name Craideag, 18 May 1895

Identifier: Coll-97/CW1/102
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Vocabulary note and story written down by John Ewen MacRury, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula about the name Craidsag, stating that it is a name for a bad joiner or 'timber-spoiler' from the word cnag meaning a short cutting of timber. He adds that 'A man in North Uist [Uibhist a Tuath] is known as Craidsag and a joiner of the most primitive style.'

Dates: 18 May 1895