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sm Sleepy person. Nuair a théid crodh a' bhaile dìosg, san ann a nì catalach càise, not until the milch cows have run dry, does the sleepy-headed person think of making cheese. [It appears to mean that a "sleepy-head" would neglect the opportunity of making cheese while the cows were giving a plentiful supply of milk and that only when that supply ceased would he think of making cheese. The word catalach {cadalach} may be intended for cadalaiche, sleeper or procrastinator].

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