School: Stonetown, Louth (roll number 16431)

Stonetown Lower, Co. Louth
P. Ó Dubháin

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Socar sasta = an easy-going self-satisfied person

Gistra, gissan = a small old-fashioned person
Pessan = a small self-confident person

Traip = to force an argument on another
e.g. " he traiped it on me"

dhurnyán(?) = the short handles attached to a scythe handle

Druimacáns = the irons each side of a back-band for holding traces

Pracas = a mess or a mixture
Scris (?) = a forbidding looking person
Craag = an oversized hand
Caar = a grin or sneer
Lebadge = (evidently from "bed") a big lazy person
Smiggan = a short beard
Kesh = a bridge over a drain
Shedgoge = a sudden breeze
Bácan = a peg in the ground
Shelica boolca = a snail

Spiddhoge = a small perky person after Irish word for robin


Lougha-na Gru (?) Carradicbay (?) Crockagara, Crock-na-Skeoge, Tulber-na-citch, Tulber-na-reely (?) Carrigrath, Crock-yars (?)

Pat Murphy