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OB
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Grey could also be liath and blue gorm but we do get cú glas for wolf and no modern person ever saw a green one so yes a different perception seems to have been going on.  Should we think of glas as bluey grey shading to green?

There is no shortage of words in Irish Paskal, there are words galore.  Its working out exactly what the old authors meant when they used them.

On Welsh Law, there’s the original which is pre Roman and like that in Ireland,  There is a Roman influence, a Christian one, a reinforcement of the original when the Irish arrive, an English one and a Norman one.  I’d say the Welsh sumptuary laws were close to the Irish ones.  I’m not aware of any colour being reserved like purple was among the Romans. 

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