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Superstition

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

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Superstition about the bird 'Naosg' [snipe], 24 June 1887

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Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/138
Scope and Contents Superstition about the bird 'Naosg' [snipe] collected from John MacAulay from Gearrloch [Geàrrloch/Gairloch, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty] but living in Edinburgh [Dùn Èideann that if it is heard in the morning, death comes earlier than if heard later on. Wives, on hearing the snipe ask 'where the grioglachan [Pleiades] is in the Skye (sic)' for telling the time. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 24 June 1887