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Index.

571

Wakes, see Festivals

Wales : {.see also under counties) ; amulet, 26 ; Bye-Gones noticed, 400 ; Ceredig Davies' Folklore of West and Mid- Wales reviewed, 511-3 ; folk-tales, 186, 455; in Marches, willow and broom rods tabued, 18

Walsingham : funeral garlands, 322

Walthem : funeral garlands, 322

Wanderings of Peoples, The, by A. C. Haddon, noticed, 530

Wargla : masquerade, 177-8, 180

Warts : amulets against, Devon, 3 ; cures for, Clare, 56-7, Glos., 238

Washing clothes : personal duty, Morocco, 143

Watchman : song, Hesse, 113

Water : (see also Baptism ; Lakes ; Lustration ; Rain ; Rivers and streams ; Springs ; Wells) ; in divination, Clare, 204 ; in dreams, Clare, 204 ; king of the water, Hausas, 219; reverenced, Assam, 521

Water-fowl : in folk-tale, Hausas, 66-8

Water spirits : Esthonia, 376 ; in folk-tales, Congo, 518, Hausas, 61-3

Weaning : Morocco, 149

Weather folklore : (see also Light- ning ; Rain ; Storms ; Winds) ; tug-of-war controls weather, Morocco, 159

Weather vanes : Hants, 306

Weaver-bird: in myth, Bushongo, 44

Wedding-cake, see Cakes

Week : (.see also under names of days) ; Yoruba, 262

Wei-hai-wei : Johnston's Lion and Dragon in Northern China re- viewed, 263-5

Wellington (Aus.) : missionary in- fluence, 415-6, 420

Wells : customs at, Clare, 208 ; healing powers, Clare, 21 1-2, Cork, 212, Kerry, 212, Sweden, 252 ; holy, Bretagne, 514, Clare, 50, 208-11 (plate), 332-5; Wales, 512 ; well-dressings, 36

Wensleydale, see West Witton

Wer-beasts : Playing the Wer- Beast, by J. O'May, 239-41

Werner, Miss A. : reviews by, — Hobley's Ethnology of A-Kamba and other East African Tribes, 252-61

Westermarck, E. : The Popular Ritual of the Great Feast in Mor- occo, 131-182 (plates) ; " Totem- ism and Exogamy," 81-91

West Friesland : folk-tale, 188

West Indies, see Jamaica

West Malvern: 'telling the bees,' 24

Westropp, T. J. : A Folklore Sur- vey of County Clare, 49-60 (plates), 203-13 (plates), 332-41,

449-56 West Witton : wake, 34-5 Weyhill : burning elder-wood, 235-

6; cursing Cromwell, 312-3;

Fair, 300-1, 311 ; ' horning the

colts,' 300-1 ; witchcraft, 313-4 Whaddon : feud, 236-7 Whale : in mysteries, Nyasaland,

254

Wharton, L, C. : review by, — Ndrodopisnj V^stnik Ceskoslo- vansky, 515-6

Wheat, see Corn

Wheatley, H. B. : editor of calen- dar customs volume, 10, 15 ; Re- port of " Brand " Committee, 485-6

Whips : holly stocks, Herts., 236 ; plants for, England, 18-9

Whitby : amulets, 3 ; snakestone, 274

White animals, see Horse

Whit Monday : bull-baiting, Hants, 324 ; feast, Hants, 325 ; tree customs, Sussex, 299

Whit Sunday : governed calendar, 39

Whitsuntide : (see also Whit Mon- day ; Whitsunday) ; maypole, Hants, 297 ; piae cantiones, Sweden etc., 251 ; Sweden, 252

Whooping cough : charms against, Clare, 57

Wild boar, see Pig

Wild cat : in folk-tales, Hausas, 220, 227-8, Limerick, 451 ; has hook on tail, Ireland, 451

Wild vine : venerated, Bantu, 120

William Rufus legend, 303

Willow-tree : in ballad, England, 16-8, 28-9; in folk-tale, Ireland, 185 ; garlands from, England, 19 ; May-horns from, Hants, 299 ; palms. Palm Sunday, Hants, 325 ; unlucky to bring palms indoors, Dorset, 325 ; whips from, tabued, England, 18; worshipped, China, 233-4 (plate)