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Notes on expressions using 'cnuaiseag' [sedimentary dross], 1877

Identifier: Coll-97/CW108/58

Scope and Contents

Notes on the word 'cnuaiseag' meaning 'sedimentary dross' including two expressions using the word and a note that 'Muigh a choinneal' means 'Snuff the candle'.


  • Creation: 1877

Language of Materials


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This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 62 folios ; 23.5 x 19.5 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 17r, line 13 to folio 17r, line 16

Related Materials

Edward Dwelly gives 'dì-smuig' as the verb to snuff a candle in 'The Illustrated Gaelic-English Dictionary' (Glasgow, 1911).

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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