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Etymological note on 'Glas' as 'water' and 'Dubh-ghlas' for 'Douglas', c1892

Identifier: Coll-97/CW122/109

Scope and Contents

Etymological note on 'Glas' as 'water' and 'Dubh-ghlas' for 'Douglas', including mentions of 'Anaghlas = milk and water' and 'Glas-sheile = water brash' and a note that there is a 'Dubh-ghlas in Leanndaidh Lennox where some say Arthur fought his 3[r]d 4th and 5th battles.' [Douglas Water, Siorrachd Dhùn Breatainn/Dunbartonshire]


  • Creation: c1892

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From the Series: 39 folios ; 13 x 19.7 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 19v, line 14 to folio 20r, line 8


Campbell, Duncan, 'The Imperial Idea in Early British History', The Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness, vol. XIV (1887-1888), p. 289

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