School: Achadh Mhaoláin (roll number 9254)

Aghawillin, Co. Leitrim
Mrs Prior
The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0226, Page 428

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  1. Brellawn :- applied to a young man who habitually makes an ass of himself
    Gibough:- untidy
    Rawneen:- a dwarf, a Runt
    Streeleen:- a cureless, untidy, slovenly, young woman
    Shooler:- one fond of night-walking, having loose habits
    Cushee:- desirable, comfortable, warm ( job or position )
    Foosy:_ Feast on the quiet
    Sháll:- Turn
    Sowens:- jelly made from fermented oatmeal
    Cushogues:- Reeds of hay
    Bresna:- Fire-wood
    Spodagh:- Turf remaining in the bog from last year
    Bockóg:- an armful (of turf)
    Dhurneens:- handles for scythes
    Mescawn:- a churning of butter, a lump of butter
    Krevin:- a quantity over full of vessel. a packing
    Sugawn:- Saddle made from straw
    Pistrogues:-Superstitious beliefs and superstitions exercises.
    Fums:- White light turf
    Footy:- Weak, ill-finished
    Bróse:- a mess, a " Faux-pas "
    Mur yah:- By the way, or, if it be true
    Canawán:- applied to fair-haired children
    Leebín;- (minnows) applied to children drenched with rain
    Bárdogues:- Panniers carried by donkeys for holding manure
    Rowyooil:- agreeable, obliging
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