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

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from A.K Coomaraswamy, 20 May 1904

Identifier: Coll-14/9/10/52
Scope and Contents

Coomaraswamy provides an Icelandic word relating to 'tail locks', suggesting that the manoeuvre of 'turning tail' to leave off grazing was known to Icelanders, or perhaps even to Scandinavia before the settlement of Iceland.

Dates: 20 May 1904

Story about a grazing sheep, 20 May 1870

Identifier: Coll-97/CW150/80
Scope and Contents

Story about a sheep which Carmichael observed 'up to the middle in the water of a lakelet gathering a few stray blades of grass that were growing in the clear water' and that he 'Never saw such before.' He saw this happening at Amhor farm on North Uist [Ath Mhòr/Ahmore, Uibhist a Tuath].

Dates: 20 May 1870

Vocabulary note for 'Cainteag' and 'Gearagaal', March 1874

Identifier: Coll-97/CW111/72
Scope and Contents

Vocabulary note for 'Cainteag', a word from Eilean Leòdhais/Isle of Lewis and Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris, the definition of which is unclear and 'Gearagaal' which is a 'good grazing/feeding place'.

Dates: March 1874