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lochran àigh nam bochd


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  • "... straining to see along the blue-grey barrels of their rifles which glinted in the moonlight, straining to get the antlered head in line with the rifle's sights by the light of Lochran àig nam bochd, the Gaelic phrase for the moon, 'the lamp of the poor.'"

    —Alistair MacLeod, No Great Mischief (New York: Vintage Books, 1999), 74

    January 2, 2009