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Vocabulary note for 'Gheiblaid or Geiblaid', 1895

Identifier: Coll-97/CW1/68

Scope and Contents

Vocabulary note written down by John Ewen MacRury, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula for 'Gheiblaid or Geiblaid' stating that it is applicable to both man and beast and means 'a wirey thin diminitive object which does not grow in bone and flesh according to his or her age.' Text has been scored through in pencil as if transcribed elsewhere.


  • Creation: 1895

Language of Materials

English Gaelic

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 114 folios ; 14 x 20 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 34v, line 4 to folio 35r, line 5

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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