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Scope and Contents Vocabulary note relating to deargadh 'Fin on fish' and dearg 'A bed, a hollow' including the phrase 'Cha d fhuair mi deargadh = I did not get a fin', 'tha leaba dearg a feitheamh air - a bed is waiting him' and 'Co mheud deargadh tha agad air do chaoraich = How many marks (cut hollows) thou hast on thy sheep.'
Scope and Contents Vocabulary notes and saying connected to wool, basket-making and weavework probably from Hiorta/St Kilda including 'Balgan-aurais = Auras the bag in which oiled wool is put when ri calanas'; 'Adhrac-bhuaic = Horn in which grease is kept for household purposes', different words for 'Pill' including 'Sgiathag' and the saying 'Chan e aurais tha air mo chuig[e]il'.
Dates: June 1887