List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
CAOCHAN DIR NA LAIR Caochan Dir na Lair
Caochan Dir na Lair
Caochan Dir na Lair
Revd. [Reverend] Mr McPherson
Mr John Macnaughton Schoolmaster Cawdor
Mr Hugh McBean Gamekeeper Drynachan Lodge
007 This name is applied to a considerable stream rising (and formed by two head streams) on the north side of Carn Sgùman and flowing into Allt na Leacainn nearly parallel to Caochan a'Bhothain Duibh. It means "Rivulet of the Mare's Bog" "Du" being a provincialism for Bog.

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County of Nairn -- Parish of Ardclach

Transcriber's notes

Caochan a'Bhothain Duibh - in descriptive remarks the word Duibh has been circled and a note reads - The correct spelling with out the letter _h and ought not be aspirated after - n -

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