School: Corderay (roll number 12735)

Shancurry, Co. Leitrim
Seán Ó Céilleachair
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0208, Page 266

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  1. Craw-dawn.
    A gossoon or grown child that constantly plucking after grown up people an old fashioined cur of a gossoon is often called a Craw-dawn.
    It also is applied to the sticky seeds of a certain weed or coarse grass. those that stick to your clothes when passing through.
    A man hard-up or broke is said to on the shough-rawn.
    It's a poor cishte "Kishtah" meaning It's a poor state of affairs.
    There was neither yig naw yow of him.
    He made a foo-faw of it - fho as sounded who.
    A lisper - You old manntach ye.
    He went down as a bohereen.
    There were streaks of sweat on him.
    He only a gub-bawn = a poor tradesman.
    He was lying on a purlogue or purh-logue of rushes (a clump of growing rushes = purr logue)
    Don't he floughyule = princely or generous.
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