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Cleachdadh Samhna mu phòsadh.

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Title - Cleachdadh Samhna mu phòsadh.
Contributors - Rev. Norman MacDonald
Reporters - Calum Iain Maclean

Summary - Halloween custom regarding marriage.

A mouthful of water was taken from a stream or well forming a boundary between two crofts or townships. It was brought back to any house, without spilling a drop, with the person listening outside. If no water was spilled, the first woman's name heard (if a boy, and vice versa) would be that of the person's future spouse.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:02:26
Date Recorded - 1953.03.12
Language - Gaelic
Genre - Information
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 8580
Original Tape ID - SA1953.023
Original Track ID - SA1953.23.B8a
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R


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