Page:Folk-lore - A Quarterly Review. Volume 26, 1915.djvu/383

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Catalogue of Brand Material.

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Cockfighting, especially in schools, under superinten- dence of master

Ball-play, whether handball, "1 football, or games with I clubs, to prevent a " sore j back " in harvest - - '

IV. Special Local Celebrations. Ball Contests.

Hand-ball, decorated with ribbons, played with and for: Between Married and Un- married - - -

Between Uppies and

Downies - - -

Between Uppies and

Downies, in streets and

river - - - -

In streets and river -

With balls given by

couples married within

the year - . .

Football - - - -

Played by women -

" Kate Kennedy's Day, "Students'

processions . . - -

Beef and Brose dinner renews

tenants" covenants - - -

LOCALITY.

Highlands, Caithness, N.E., Aberdeen, (general ?)

North-east.

Perthshire (Scone) Berwick (Duns).

Denholm.

Jedburgh. 1 Hawick.

Ancrum. Melrose. Inverness.

St. Andrews.

Aberdeen.

IRELAND. I. Name.

Seraft (Shrovetide).

Seraft Day (Shrove Tuesday).

II. Natural Phenomena.

Departed souls come out of Purga- tory ; fire, lights and seats are prepared for them - - - Wicklow.

iSaid to have superseded football.