The Dirty Trettles slide

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X: 1
T: The Dirty Trettles
R: slide
M: 12/8
L: 1/8
K: Gmaj
d2 g gfe d2 B B2 d | c2 e edB c2 A ABc |
d2 g gfe d2 B B2 d |1 c2 e edB G3 G2 z :|2 c2 e edB G3 GBd ||
gbg faf (3efg e d2 B | c2 e edB c2 A ABd |
gbg faf (3efg e d2 B |1 c2 e edB G3 GBd :|2 c2 e edB G3 G2 z ||
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The Dirty Trettles

A fine slide, composed by Francis O’Connor, and recorded by "Sliabh Notes" in 1995.
Anyone know what a "Trettle" is ?

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Trettles

all the searches seem to think it’s a surname!

" "the flat footrest on the side of the old-fashioned turf-spade the sléan" "

A heel of a tusker, in northern Scottish/Orkney/Shetland terms.