Words and Phrases
dailygan

“dailygan”

Meaning:

dusk; the end of the day

Alternative spelling/meaning:

dailigone; day-light-gaun

In Literature:

Excerpt from Fosterling by Seamus Heaney

the imminent hydraulics of a land of glar and glit and floods at dailigone

Excerpt from Heatherbleat by James Fenton

lake the risin crake o fa’in simmer nichts
an the yellayorlin’s deein sang,
come yer flicht at dailygan

Excerpt from To the Potatoe by James Orr

Sweet to the badger, aft a lander
at day-light-gaun, thou’rt on the brander


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