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Merran Da’s Cat noun

  • He’s taen ap wi ither company like Merran Da’s Cat
    Merran Da was perhaps an old word for a witch. A mound (now flattened) in Sanday was called Kro Merran Deem and the belief was held that a witch was buried there. Lucky Merran was a Shetland witch.

      cf Luckie Minnie