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English nameTweedbank
Gaelic nameBruach Thuaidh
Meaning

Location and type of place name

LocationGalashiels
Local authorityScottish Borders ~ Crìochan na h-Alba
Parish post 1891
County post 1891
Topographical feature type
Postcode areaTD1
OS sheet number
OS grid referenceNT523349
Type of namePlace ~ Àite

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Sources
Tuaid 1807, Macpherson,Poems of Ossian,, vol 1, 246
Abhainn Tuaid Cruinne Eolas 1919 An Deo-Ghreine
uisge Thumaid Dugald Gordon MacDougall, Bràiste Lathurna110
uisge thuaid William Ross
Tuaidh Watson in Dwelly
Tuaidh Watson, Ainmean na h-Alba
Tuaidh, Abhainn Rosg Gàidhlig Watson
Eadar Arcamh is Tuaid Orain le Iain Lom Mac-Dhomhnaill1895, 80


River-name Tweed, Watson's Tuaidh in Dwelly seems to be a reconstruction from the
English, based perhaps on the forms Clyde ~ Cluaidh.
Even so, the original form for Tuaid was likely invented by MacPherson.
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