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First published 1960 (SND Vol. V).
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KRALAK, n. A misreading for kratag, the game of shinty. Gael.Abd. 1721 Sc. N. & Q. (Ser. 2) IV. 109:
Glengairn, 1721. This day Finla Davidson, etc. were all delated to the session for playing upon the Lord's day at a game called kralak.

[Gael. cnèadag, cneudag, (the ball in) shinty.]

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