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faochag

-aig, -an, sf dim. of faoch. Periwinkle (fish). 2 Whelk. 3 Any small shellfish. 4 Eye. 5 Whirlpool. 6 Eddy or curl on the surface of a running stream. 7(DU) Arrangement of the hair on the top of the head, so called from being in the shape of a spiral. 8* Weaver's thrum. 9 Periwinkle (plant) — vinca minor. [Badge of the MacLachlans]. Tràigh nam faochagan, the shore of the shellfish; oitir fhaochag, a whelk reach; “na faochagan,” nickname for the natives of the MacKinnons' country — Strath in Skye; faochag an t-sruith, the vortex of the stream; faochag mhullach a' chinn, the top of the head; faochag na sùla, the round of the eye; a' dol air fhaochag, facing danger; faochag thuaichill, an eddy, a small whirlpool.


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