Township: An Àird a Tuath,Caolas

Map Reference: Aird a Tuath 48

Name Type: sea

Meaning: The pale sand bar

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Information:The Gaelic Otherworld, ed Ronald Black, p180:
On the shallows (oitir) between Coll and Tiree the witches of the two islands were often seen fighting for the flounders that abound in the locality. The appearance that suggested this fancy was no doubt the same as is still to be seen on these banks in stormy weather.

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Languages : Gaelic

Informants: Angus MacLean, Scarinish, 5/1996