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Vocabulary note for Barrfeal [wool], 1895

Identifier: Coll-97/CW1/79
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Vocabulary note written down by John Ewen MacRury, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula for Barrfeal, which is the old wool of a sheep which is still on top of the new wool. He describes how it comes about and adds that 'Fiondarlach' is the wool found 'about the excrement channel and between the legs' and is also used to describe a very thin beard on a young man. The text has been scored through in pencil as if transcribed elsewhere.

Dates: 1895