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 Tangie.Tanist Stone. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Tanist (A).
One who held lands in Ireland under the Celtic law of tanistry. The chief of a sept. (Irish, tanaiste, heir apparent to a chief.)   1
        “Whoever stood highest in the estimation of the class was nominated ‘Tanist,’ or successor.”—E. Lawless: Story of Ireland, chap. iii. p. 27.

 Tangie.Tanist Stone. 

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