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Notebook with assorted Gaelic notes, c late 19th century

Identifier: Coll-97/CW5

Scope and Contents

Notebook containing Gaelic riddles; newspaper cuttings; idiomatic phrases; guidheachan; anecdotes about fairies, mermaids; the Bean-nighe [Washing-woman], an t-Each Uisage [Water horse], Uilleam-dean-suidhe [William be seated], etc.


  • Creation: c late 19th century

Language of Materials

Gaelic, English

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


1 notebook

Physical Location


Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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