Tobar nam buadh

"Spring of virtues." A well in the island of St. Kilda that was celebrated for curing deafness. The divinity of the well had to be propitiated by offerings in the shape of shells, pins, needles, pebbles, coins, rags, otherwise he would be inexorable.



  • Macgregor, A. (1901). Highland Superstitions. London: Gibbings & Company, pp. 54, 56.