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Literary usage of Graddan
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Past in the Present: What is Civilization? by Arthur Mitchell (1881)
"V. SHETLAND BURSTIN AND HEBRIDEAN graddan. ... and of greater strength for Labourers: but they love the graddan, as being more agreeable to their taste. ..."
2. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: To which is by John Jamieson (1880)
"graddan,«. 1. Parched corn, grain burnt oat of the ear, S. Both the corn, and the meal, prepared in this manner, are said to be ..."
3. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1809)
"... too that the ifland lafl.es are as merry at their work of grinding the graddan, the x.zx°°s of the ancients, ..."
4. General View of the Agriculture of the Hebrides, Or Western Isles of by James MacDonald (1811)
"At a few places we met' with the pernicious custom of burning the straw and husk, and making what is called graddan bread. This is probably the mode ..."