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Scottishfirsts

Elspeth Wills

Scottishfirsts

innovation and achievement

by Elspeth Wills

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Published by Scottish Development Agency in Glasgow (120 Bothwell Street, Glasgow G2 7JP) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Inventions -- Scotland -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement(researched and written by Elspeth Wills).
    ContributionsScottish Development Agency.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsT26.G7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination104p. :
    Number of Pages104
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19315258M

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    DONALD m Scottish, English From the Gaelic name Domhnall meaning "ruler of the world", composed of the old Celtic elements dumno "world" and val "rule". This was the name of two 9th-century kings of the Scots and Picts. It has traditionally been very popular in Scotland, and during the 20th century it became common in the rest of the English-speaking world. Haggis, porridge, and whiskey are just a few of the foods and drink the Scots have created over the years, making the best use of the offerings nature handed to them from the rugged mountains, lakes, sea lochs, and streams, as well as the fertile valleys and moorlands.

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