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Vocabulary

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

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, August 1903 to July 1904

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW178
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, which he used to collect material mainly from a Mary MacRae, Dùnan, Letterfearn, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty, Ciorstan MacLean née Cameron, Leideag, Barraigh/Isle of Barra and Margaret Campbell née Stewart and her husband Andrew, tinkers at Bohespic, Siorrachd Pheairt/Perthshire. There are twenty folios the first fourteen of which contain text. Most of the material was collected from Mary MacRae, who sang several waulking songs and...

List of vocabulary comprising tinker's cant, 27 July 1904

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW178/33
Scope and Contents List of vocabulary comprising tinker's cant, collected from Margaret Stewart, wife of Andrew Campbell, Bohespic, Rannoch, [Easter Bohespic or Over Bohespic, Raineach both Siorrachd Pheairt/Perthshire], including terms for people such as 'Gadie = boy, Gaozie = man'; terms relating to their surroundings such as 'Beis = wood. Stand in the beis = Storn in the beis - stopping in the wood'; and terms relating to everyday activities such as eating and drinking a number of which involve the word...