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Two expressions relating to spilt milk and accompanying notes, c1893

Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/87

Scope and Contents

Two expressions relating to spilt milk and accompanying notes. The first expression reads 'Tha tart air muinntir anns an talamh' which refers to a belief that there were creatures who lived 'below' who lived on spilt milk, cream or water. The second expression is 'Na canaibh guth - tha bial feumach a feitheamh air', which was said by an old man when his wife spilt some milk on the floor.


  • Creation: c1893

Language of Materials

English Gaelic

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 35 folios ; 20.2 x 14.5 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 206v, line 9 to folio 206v, line 18

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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