I think I'll offer you a raincheck on that untill after I've presented the lecture. I should say it seems to me (not a philologist) after having considered the evidence that there must have been a word caillech meaning hag in Cogitosus' time.
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> Subject: Re: 'St Brigit in the Book of Kells' - Public lecture
> On 1/04/2010 8:02 PM, Fran O'Reilly wrote:
>> based on symbolism employed in Brigit’s lives, only a small part of
>> which I’ll mention in the lecture, and an understanding of the kind of
>> writer Cogitosus, in particular, is – arch, ironic, reflexive, punning –
>> I’ll argue there must have been a word caillech meaning hag in
>> Cogitosus’ time.
> Even though Cogitosus is writing in Latin? How does your case for this
> run? (I would love to attend in person, but it is a bit of hike from
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