Cailleach



noun
(Scot) an old woman
Historical Examples

Gairloch In North-West Ross-Shire John H. Dixon, F.S.A. Scot
The Wind Bloweth Brian Oswald Donn-Byrne
Gairloch In North-West Ross-Shire John H. Dixon, F.S.A. Scot
Balder The Beautiful, Vol. I. Sir James George Frazer
The Norwegian account of Haco’s expedition against Scotland, A.D. MCCLXIII. Sturla rarson
The Shakespeare-Expositor: An Aid to the Perfect Understanding of Shakespeare’s Plays Thomas Keightley
Legends of Saints & Sinners Douglas Hyde
Myths of Babylonia and Assyria Donald A. Mackenzie
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 1 Various
Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry William Butler Yeats

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