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" Plough Munday, next after that Twelf-tide is past, Bids out with the plough ; the worst husband is last : If Plowman get hatchet, or whip to the skrene, Maids loseth their cocke, if no water be seen :" which are thus explained in Tusser Redivivus, 1744,... "
A Dictionary of Archaic & Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs ... - Page 622
by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps - 1852
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Magic and Husbandry: The Folk-lore of Agriculture; Rites, Ceremonies ...

Lewis Dayton Burdick - Agriculture - 1905 - 315 pages
...Husbandry," says of the day : " Plow-Monday, next after that Twelf-tide is past. Bids out with the plow, the worst husband is last; If plowman get hatchet,...skreene, Maids loseth their cocke, if no water be seen." In a later work the last lines of the verse have this explanation: In the morning of that day men and...
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American Quarterly Review, Volume 3

Robert Walsh - American literature - 1828
...period at which the ground is begun to be ploughed up. " Plough Monday next, after that the twelfth tide is past, Bids out with the plough, the worst husband is last." TUSSED. In celebration of this agricultural commencement, in the north of England, the fool Plough...
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