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"My wife is ban-lighiche; she has seen war wi" me, and more.
Drums of Autumn
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Ellusia commented on the word ban-lighiche
ban-lighiche means a female doctor/medicine woman
July 4, 2014
chained_bear commented on the word ban-lighiche
"'It will be no affair for a woman, Mr. Fraser.''Ye called it a matter of bloodshed, did ye no?' Jamie said, a marked edge in his voice. 'My wife is ban-lighiche; she has seen war wi' me, and more. If ye wish me there, she will go with me.'"—Diana Gabaldon, Drums of Autumn (NY: Dell, 1997), 209
January 19, 2010