Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Crumbs.
  • Dung; excrement, as of the sheep, goat, or hare.
  • A name given in Scotland and in some parts of England to various species of lichens used in dyeing, distinguished as black, brown, white, etc., crottles.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun plural Scot. A name given to various lichens gathered for dyeing. See crottal.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Scotland Various lichens gathered for dyeing.

Etymologies

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Gaelic.

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