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Notes about shellfish and accompanying story about a drowned cat, June 1887

Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/148

Scope and Contents

Notes about shellfish that the 'Maorach-mor [is] larger than Musgan' [razor-fish]; that a rat can eat a razor-fish by putting a stone in one end of it that 'Maorach iallai' is gathered at night; and a story about a cat in Leac a LÌ/Lackalee, Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris, which got its tongue caught under a limpet, the limpet closed over it and the cat drowned. Each line of this text has been scored through horizontally.


  • Creation: June 1887

Language of Materials

English Gaelic

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 53 folios ; 17.2 x 10.5 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 31r, line 1 to folio 31r, line 14

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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