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Toasting, or drinking healths, ii, Tring, co. Hertford, cruelties exer-
Toasts of bits of riband, ii, 340.
IN ALEHOUSES, ii, 362-6.
Tobirnimbuadh, consecrated well of,
Token, bent, ii, 94.
Tokens, funeral, ii, 244.
Trinity, the, how designated in toll-
or TRINITY SUNDAY EVEN,
Eve of Thursday after Trinity
Gask, co. Perth, noted well at,
Trololey, or Troleray, i, 458.
Tolfrædic mode of computation, ii, TROULE-IN-MADAME, ii, 445.
Tongue, co. Sutherland, funeral cus- Trump, ii, 449.
Day, i, 44-5.
at weddings, ii, 157.
Torches consecrated on Candlemas TRUNDLING THE HOOP, ii, 446.
TRUNKS, GAME OF, ii, 447.
Tuck, explanation of the term, i, 84.
and lights at funerals, ii, 276- TUCK, FRIAR, i, 257, 262.
TUMBRELL, iii, 103-4.
Tottenham, co. Midd., holy wells at, Turkeys eaten on St. Martin's Day in
Town-tops, ii, 448.
TRANSLATION OF MARTIN, i, 339.
TREBUCHET, or TRIBUCH, iii, 103-4.
Trefoil, or clover grass, an omen of
Paris, i, 368.
Turkish marriages, torches used at, ii,
Turks do not permit the use of bells,
fond of astrology, iii, 348.
the coal; a countercharm to
"Trefoir, ou le tison de Noël, i, 468. Tutelar spirits, opinion of, i, 366-7.
Tribuch, iii, 103-4.
Twelfth cake, i, 22-3.
TWELFTH DAY, i, 21, 34.
custom in Staffordshire on the
at Pauntley, in Gloucester-
lines on, in the " Popish King-
dome," i, 27-8.
wassailing custom on, in De-
in Herefordshire, i, 30.
Twisted tree, or with, anciently
the practice forbidden, i, 120.
"Ule, Ule, Ule," "cry of, i, 476.
Unburied persons, ghosts of, wander
| Valentine's Day, choosing valentines
how observed in France, i, 55.
Gay's description of ceremonies
verses on, by Buchanan, i, 57.
custom on, in Norfolk, i, 60.
Vanes on church steeples, origin of,
Vanora, called also the British Helena,
Vato, evil spirit so called, iii, 240.
Uncumber, St., oats offered to, at St. Vegetables, omens from, iii, 247.
Paul's, i, 360.
UNDER THE ROSE, ii, 345.
UNICORN, iii, 375.
Unreason, Abbot of, i, 504-5.
"U, P, K, spells May Goslings," i,
Upsie-Freeze, ii, 330.
Urine, dipping the feet in, a preser-
Vacina, or Vacuna, the goddess to
Veil, yellow, worn by brides, ii, 169.
espousal of the Adriatic by the
Venisa, St., i, 357.
used as a charm, iii, 301.
VESSEL-CUP, THE, i, 454.
Vineyards, vulgar error relating to the Wakes, coutinuance of, desired at Exe-
planting of, iii, 380.
Vintners, custom of the, upon St.
Urban's Day, i, 272.
Violets, presages drawn from, iii,
Viper, druidical superstitions relating
vulgar error relating to, iii,
Virgin lady's funeral, rites of a, mi-
Virgins, St. Nicholas the protector of,
"Virgula divina," epigram on the,
VITUS'S DAY, ST., i, 297.
Vitus's, St., dance, charm against, i,
"Vizards for a momerie," i, 465.
Wace, Maître, metrical life of St.
Wadds, a Scottish game, ii, 440.
Waff, explanation of, iii, 228.
Wake, origin and etymology of the,
day, Tusser's notice of the, ii, 3.
lines entitled The, from Her-
Stubs's description of keeping
ter and in Somersetshire,
King Edgar's canon enjoining
day after Trinity Sunday,
custom in, on the eve of St.
John Baptist, i, 307.
All Saints' Eve, i, 389.
cawsa or cheese in, ii,
marriages of, contribution in,
watching with the dead in, ii,
funeral doles in, ii, 289.
custom of blessing in, ii, 303.
Prayer on the graves of
funeral customs in, ii, 309-
well of St. Tecla in, at Llan-
spitting at the name of the
devil in, iii, 261.
North, ceremony of heaving
superstition in on Corpus
Christi Day, i, 297.
Wales, North, custom in, on the Sun- | Wassailing, ceremony of, as practised
day after marriage, ii, 177.
South, riding full speed at
weddings in, ii, 155.
custom of whitening houses
Walnut tree, miraculous, at Glaston-
having plenty of blossom, a
Waltham, co. Leic., paper garlands
Warren, William, Earl of, founder of
at court on Twelfth Night,
candle, i, 2.
Wat, phenomenon so called, iii, 402.
a similar watch kept up on
Watching on St. Mark's Eve, i, 192;
on St. John's Eve, i, 331; iii,
Water, divinations by, iii, 330.
Wax used in the formation of gar-
WEAPON-SHAWING, ii, 447.
arms of the Earl of Warren, Weather, prognostications of the, on
Warton, Madame, represented Lady
Warts, charms for, iii, 276, 300.
cure for, in Devonshire, iii,
on New Year's Eve, i, 10.
Warwickshire, customs in, on Easter WEATHER'S BELL, iii, 244.
Monday, i, 181-3.
Was-haile, explanation of the term,
Washing the feet, custom of, on
bowl on New Year's Eve, i, 4.
Wassailers' songs on New Year's Eve,
Wechts, "To win three wechts o'
Wedding cake, verses on the, ii, 166,
Wedding ring, divination by fishing, Wells, praying and singing psalms at,
for, with a ladle, i, 222.
hieroglyphic of the, ii, 103.
used by the Romans at their
marriages, ii, 104.
Welsh, ii, 146.
month of May avoided for, ii,
Weddings, ceremonials at, among the
among the Japanese, ii, 158.
music at, ii, 158-9.
Week, days of the, homely rhymes
Weep Irish, to, ii, 269.
Well of St. Keyne, ballad of, ii, 384.
WELLS and FOUNTAINS, Customs,
several in London formerly
noted, ii, 369.
ladles of iron affixed to, ii, 386.
leaving rags at, ii, 380-3.
Wembdon, co. Somerset, St. John's
Wenlock, custom at, in the Whitsun
Wens and tumours, how cured, iii,
Werington, co. Devon, harvest cus-
Candlemas Day, custom in
lustration in, round women
superstition of the evil eye
charms used in, iii, 274.
Westminster Abbey, coronation stone
in, iii, 294.
Hall, lawyers in, pleaded "in
Westminster school, Shrove Tuesday
custom at, on the admission of
Westmoreland, custom in, on New
boys beg eggs in, on Easter
Eve, i, 172.
riding for the riband in, ii,