bodach


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bodach

(ˈbəʊdəx)
n
1. Scot an old man
2. Irish a mysterious and malevolent spirit, often appearing as a premonition of death or disaster
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Ach, a dh' aindheoin sin aig ceann rathaid eile choinnich sinn ri bodach a tha direach air gluasad a-steach dhan aite agus e lan dochais.
The Smartwool Tigh nam Bodach Ultra Run will take place in Glen Lyon on November 30.
Elsewhere on the Bodach Park showground, the shearing competitions attracted 50 competitors who sheared a phenomenal 1,000 sheep - not a bad afternoon's work
The Bodach had the Second Sight, the ability to foresee the future; this gift could not be summoned, however, it came only when the events to follow needed to be revealed.
On this Halloween, Odd spots a bodach, an evil spirit that looks like a black blob.
Reported by: CW Shepard, MD, K Gallagher, MPH, SD Bodach, MPH, A Kowalski, MPH, AS Terzian, PhD, E Begier, MD, I Weisfuse, MD, New York City Dept of Health and Mental Hygiene.
Appropriately enough, Fergus, the Jacobite clan chieftain, describes to Waverley a "Grey Spectre," the Bodach Glas, before he leaves for Culloden.
Meanwhile, 1000 copies of the calendar are to go on sale, showing stunning shots, including Blaze posing on Am Bodach ridge in Glencoe, in front of a spectacular sunset at Broadford Bay, Skye, and in a field of bluebells in Ballachulish.
Terence Holmes, 50, from Edinburgh was with a party of walkers on the 3,000ft Am Bodach to Aonach Eagach ridge in Glencoe when he slipped and plummeted down the mountainside.
Neo, mar a thuirt am bodach anns an taigh-seinnse agus sinn a' comhradh air caractar co-ghneitheach a bha air tbh; "Cha do dh'fheuch mi fhin a-riamh e, eagal orm gun cordadh e rium cus.