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Etymological note on the word 'Coppar, copper' or 'Capur', c1893

Identifier: Coll-97/CW126g/47

Scope and Contents

Etymological note on the word 'Coppar, copper' or 'Capur' that it means 'head' chief' or king' hence the 'Capar-coille' [capercaillie] is king of the woods.


  • Creation: c1893

Language of Materials

English Gaelic

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.


From the Series: 32 folios ; 20.2 x 14.5 cm

Physical Location


Physical Location

folio 253r, line 3 to folio 253r, line 6

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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