Scottish Halloween customs

For anyone wondering what was meant in Ailieford, when Willie and Sybilla were "burnt together":  this custom is explained in Adam Graeme, in which a Halloween party is described, including nut-burning (which had two possible outcomes) and "dropping the egg".

Adam Graeme of Mossgray
(Vol 2 pages 92-97)Novel1852
Ailieford, a Family History   [The Lost Love]
(Vol 1 page 108)Novel1853

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