The ciud-siorraig was a kind of wool winder, with an arrangement of toothed wheels, worked by the revolving winder, and with a spring which makes a sound when the number of threads forming a "cut" is wound around the rim of the winder wheel.
This article incorporates text from "Dwelly's [Scottish] Gaelic Dictionary" (1911). (Ciud-siorraig)
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