three or four minutes. Baskets were made by weaving rods in and out thus forming it into a basket. Ropes were made by twisting roots into a plait and they were also made from the bark of a tree. The people dyed clothes by boiling different coloured roots and washing the clothes in the water that came out of them. The people weighed silver and gold against dried grains of wheat taken from the middle of the ear. The people used to spin long ago by tying the thread on to a small stick called a "distaff" and by putting a spindle in and out through it. Whips were made from rods by weaving them into a plait.
Scoil: Caisleán Nua (C) (uimhir rolla 15772)
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Ar an leathanach seo
(ar lean ón leathanach roimhe)
Long ago the people cut the thickest rushes and soaked them in grease, and left them by the fire side to dry, then they used to light them and they served as candles.
Long ago the people used to make many kinds of baskets some times they used to
(leanann ar an chéad leathanach eile)