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  • garlands —    Together with similar constructions of flowers and greenery, garlands are common elements of English customs, whether carried around the village on May Day, hung up as Christmas decorations or on Maypoles, carried at weddings and funerals, and …   A Dictionary of English folklore

  • Garlands —    (Acts 14:13). In heathen sacrifices the victims were adorned with fillets and garlands made of wool, with leaves and flowers interwoven. The altar and the priests and attendants were also in like manner adorned …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • garlands — gar·land || gÉ‘rlÉ™nd / gɑːl n. decorative wreath (of flowers, leaves, etc.); collection of poems or stories v. make a wreath of leaves or flowers; crown with a garland; decorate with wreaths …   English contemporary dictionary

  • May Day, children's garlands and customs —    The most widespread and best known May Day activity in the 19th and early 20th centuries was the children s *garland custom. In essence, this involved groups of children *visiting houses in their community showing a garland, singing a song,… …   A Dictionary of English folklore

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  • Maidens' Garlands — (Virgins Garlands, Virgins Crowns)    These were formerly constructed to mark the death of a local person, usually but not exclusively female, who had led an unblemished life and had died unmarried. The *garland was carried over the coffin at the …   A Dictionary of English folklore

  • milkmaids' garlands —    A regular custom for *May Day and following days in English towns from the 17th to early 19th centuries. The young women who served the townsfolk with milk would dress up in their finest clothes (borrowed or hired if necessary), dance in front …   A Dictionary of English folklore

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