12 relations: Cape Breton Island, Culture of Scotland, Fulling, Highland Clearances, Long Èireannach, Nova Scotia, Outer Hebrides, Puirt à beul, Scottish diaspora, Scottish Gaelic, Tweed (cloth), Vocable.
Cape Breton Island (île du Cap-Breton—formerly Île Royale, Scottish Gaelic: Ceap Breatainn or Eilean Cheap Bhreatainn, Míkmaq: Únamakika, simply: Cape Breton) is an island on the Atlantic coast of North America.
New!!: Waulking song and Cape Breton Island ·
The culture of Scotland refers to the patterns of human activity and symbolism associated with Scotland and the Scottish people.
Fulling, also known as tucking or walking, is a step in woollen clothmaking which involves the cleansing of cloth (particularly wool) to eliminate oils, dirt, and other impurities, and making it thicker.
New!!: Waulking song and Fulling ·
The Highland Clearances (Fuadach nan Gàidheal, the "expulsion of the Gael") was the forced displacement during the 18th and 19th centuries of a significant number of people from traditional land tenancies in the Scottish Highlands, where they had practised small-scale agriculture.
Long Èireannach (Irish Ship) is a well known song in the Scottish Gaelic tradition known as Orain Luaidh, or waulking song, a type of work song that is sung by the women when fulling cloth.
New!!: Waulking song and Long Èireannach ·
Nova Scotia (Latin for "New Scotland", pronounced in English as) (French: Nouvelle-Écosse) is one of Canada's three Maritime provinces and constitutes one of the four Atlantic Canada provinces.
New!!: Waulking song and Nova Scotia ·
The Outer Hebrides, also known as the Western Isles (Scottish Gaelic: Na h-Eileanan Siar), Innse Gall ("islands of the strangers") or the Long Island, is an island chain off the west coast of mainland Scotland.
New!!: Waulking song and Outer Hebrides ·
Puirt à beul (literally "tunes from a mouth") is a traditional form of song native to Scotland; Ireland; and Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia.
New!!: Waulking song and Puirt à beul ·
New!!: Waulking song and Scottish diaspora ·
Scottish Gaelic, sometimes also referred to as Gaelic (Gàidhlig), is a Celtic language native to Scotland.
New!!: Waulking song and Scottish Gaelic ·
Tweed is a rough, woollen fabric, of a soft, open, flexible texture, resembling cheviot or homespun, but more closely woven.
New!!: Waulking song and Tweed (cloth) ·
In the broadest sense of the word, a vocable is any meaningful sound uttered by people, such as a word or term, that is fixed by their language and culture.
New!!: Waulking song and Vocable ·