Montha - an impediment or catch in the voiceNaumee - speaking with a Montha tone
Naumais nick-name for a man who had his face almost entirely covered by a heavy beard.
Garron-geeanick-name for a man who shaved about once a fortnight and whose stubble stuck straight out from his jaws.
The real "Garron-Geea" or "God's Horse" is a hairy grub or maggot found in gardens in Autumn.
Skaulk and Skalk-ogea green coating on water in a bog-hole, also the little shamrock-like leaves seen there. I have also been told the name is applied to water-plants with wide leaves which grow at the lake.
Gusthoge the dried cabbage stalk or stem after the head has been removed.
Meyhaal (Meitheal)a number of men who assemble to set potatoes, cut turf, reap corn etc for some person who has met with misfortune.
Gishkereena self-willed, contankerous small man
Gishtera - an important Gishkereen, conceitedSchulk(?) - an obstinate (?) morose young girlPronshaa or Barshaa - a fat domineering vulgar womanMockon(?) - a well-shaped heavy-built young bullock
Gowanrua a heifer that becomes a cow before she is two years old
Creel or Cleevea box-shaped basket for carrying potatoes, usually holds eight or ten stones.
Errish - the rope used for carrying the creelHurrish - a call to the pigsMoonoo - fear
(leanann ar an chéad leathanach eile)