Measgaichte / Miscellaneous

Informant Origin
Uig, Lewis
rangais[rɑŋɡiʃ] Notes: the strap running the length of the boat on which the seats rest on each side.
reangQuotation: reangan stòbhaig [rɛ̃ɣəṉsṯɔ:viɡʹ]. Notes: ribs put between the “urlair”. Laid across the boat, steamed and stood on.
cailleach-bhànNotes: a cod with parasites on it.
cròdachQuotation: a’ chròdach. Notes: animal rheumatism – sheep, cattle.
doireQuotation: doire an eathar. Notes: the hull of the boat.
dòrnQuotation: a’ toirt a mach an dòrn fhuar. Notes: feat of strength tried when a cow was killed. One of the legs was caught near the hoof and twisted till it broke from the knee, then twisting was continued till the skin broke.

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