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Fish

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Note entitled 'Splang', 1894

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW1/47
Scope and Contents Note written by John Ewen MacRury, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula entitled 'Splang' which reads ' A portion, division share for example the spawn of fish before it separates is generally termed splang, splang also means the hald of a liver of fish or animal.' Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 1894

Vocabulary note entitled 'Liu', 1894

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW1/46
Scope and Contents Vocabulary note entitled 'Liu' written by John Ewen MacRury, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula, describing it as a word of 'extensive meaning' and giving several examples including the card game called 'Liu' and a British fish of the same name also known as 'Iasg Bantighearn' or 'Lady Fish' on account of its 'deliciousness'. He states 'Evidently it [liu] means to sweep away, to cancel to banish to displace'. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 1894