MacLachlan (Ewen)

  • 1773–1822
  • poets, scholars
  • Torracaltin
Gaelic scholar and poet; librarian at the University and King's College, Aberdeen (1800-1818); head of the Grammar School (1819-1822); was involved in the compilation of John Macleod’s Gaelic-English dictionary.
scribes:MacLachlan (Ewen)patron:Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland
MacLeod, John [comp.], Ewen MacLachlan [ass.], Alexander Irvine [ass.], and Alexander MacDonald [ass.], Dictionarium Scoto-Celticum: a dictionary of the Gaelic language, ed. Macintosh MacKay, 2 vols, Edinburgh, London: William Blackwood, T. Cadell, 1828.

See also: TorracaltinTorracaltin
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Oxford dictionary of national biography, Online: Oxford University Press, 2004–present. URL: <>. 
comments: General editors include Lawrence Goldman, et al.
Brown (Douglas) [id. 17633. ‘MacLachlan, Ewen (1773–1822)’] direct link
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