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clachann. pl. of clach.
clachan-ain, -an, sm Village or hamlet in which there is a parish church, inn and smithy. 2** Church. 3** Churchyard, burying-place. 4** Druidical circle composed of stones raised on end. 5* Stepping-stones. 6† Pavement. 7 Causeway. DiDòmhnaich a' dol dhan chlachan, on Sunday going to church; baile chlachain, a name given to a parish village because it contains the parish church, etc.
clachan-ghadhairsm Early orchis, see moth-ùrach.
clach-shneachdcloiche-, clachan- sf Hailstone, hail. Le clach-shneachd chruaidh, with hard hail.
clachan-buidseachd(DMK) spl Stones, generally three in number, possessed and used by witches in the practice of their art.
clach-bhuadhach-aich, pl. clachan-buadhach, sf Precious stone, gem, amulet, charm. 2(MS) Amethyst.
clach-chinnpl. clachan-cinn, sf Headstone. 2 Copestone. 3 Upright gravestone.
stairirich-e, sf see dairirich. Clachan meallain le stairirich, hailstones with a rattling noise.
dìseart-eirt, sm Deserted place. Clachan an Dìseirt, the graveyard of the deserted place, near Dalmally.
clachcloiche, dat. cloich, pl. clachan, sf Stone. 2** Pebble. 3** Rock. 4 Stone weight (14lb). 5** Monument. 6** Testicle. 7* Goggle-eye — Islay. Clach olainn, a stone-weight of wool; clachan an cliù, the memorials of their fame; clach na sùla, the apple of the eye; is fheàrr a' chlach na a bhith gun mhathachadh, better stones than no manure.
deich a Ten. Deich clachan, ten stones; deich fir, ten men.
clochan-ain, -an, see clacharan. 2 see clachan.
clach-thomhaispl. -an-tomhais, sf Weight. Clachan-tomhais cearta, just weights.
clach-chreadhapl. -an-creadha, sf Brick. Dèanamaid clachan-creadha, let us make bricks.
treachailtept pt & a Dug. 2 Fatigued with labour, overwrought. Clachan treachailte le am buinn, stones dug up with their feet.
bleithpr. pl. a' bleith, va Grind, pulverize. 2 Make meal. Gabh na clachan-muilinn agus bleith min, take the millstones and grind meal.
buidhinnbuidhne, sf Gain, profit, emolument. 2* Quarrying of stones. Is dona a' bhuidhinn air na clachan sin, how badly those stones are quarried; is beag do bhuidhinn dheth, your profit of it is little.
meallan-ain, -an, sm dim of meall. Little lump, knob, knot, heap. 2 Knoll, little hill. 3 Bulb. 4 Cluster. Clachan meallain, hailstones; meallain-chruinne, gourds.
stacanach-aiche, a. Abounding in little precipices. 2 Founded. 3** Knolled. 4** Rugged. 5** Full of impediments. Na clachan stacanach, the founded stones; cnocanach stacanach, knolled and rocky.
glacadh-chléibhsm Catching or stitch in the side. The name for massage as formerly practised in Gaeldom for consumption was “a' toirt nan clachan-cléibh dhen ghille,” taking the creel stones off the lad — Gael. Soc. Inv., xiv, 301.
faoineachdsf ind Vanity, folly, silliness, lightness, emptiness, vacuity, bauble, silly manner. 2 Toying, trifling. Luchd faoineachd, silly people; clachan na faoineachd, the stones of silliness.
lapaichpr pt a' lapachadh, v.a & n. Benumbed or stupified, become feeble or spiritless. 2 Benumb, stupify. 3 Become frostbitten. 4* Flap. 5 Flag, lag. Fear nach lapaich clachan-meallain, a man whom hailstones cannot benumb.
snaidhtept pt of snaidh. Hewn, cut down, reduced to form by hewing, carved, lopped off. 2 Sharpened, whetted. 3 Consumed. 4 Defalcated. 5 Polished. 6 Dressed as a stick. 7(DC) Wasted with ill-health. 8(DU) Whittled. 9(DU) Carved. Clachan snaidhte, hewn stones.
clach-bràthsf Judgement stone. 2 Rocking-stone, an immense spherical mass of rock, so situated that the least touch can rock it in one certain direction, but which cannot be made to move in any other by all the force that can be applied to it. Such stones were once frequent in Britain. There are stones in Iona called na clachan-bràth. They are within the precincts of the burial-ground, and are placed on the pedestals of a cross and have been, according to Pennant, the supports of a tomb. It is believed by some that the world's end will not come till the stone on which they stand is worn through.
fleasg-a, -an, sf Rod, wand. 2 Garland, wreath. 3 Fillet. 4 Crown. 5 Ring. 6 Chain. 7** rarely Sheaf. 8** Moisture. 9 Bottle, flask. Fleasg òir, a crown of gold. [The fleasg was, of old, the sign of manhood. No one could wear any headdress until he proved himself by testing his strength that he was able to fill a man's place, hence fleasgach. The lift-stones (clachan-togail) are still to be found in many parishes near the church — DC.
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