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A Dictionary of superstitions

Author: Iona Archibald Opie; Moira Tatem
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1989.
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Examines superstitions and other folk beliefs that have survived time including divinations, spells, cures, charms, signs and omens, rituals, and taboos. Also describes the meanings behind the customs for Halloween, New Year's, and other holidays.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Iona Archibald Opie; Moira Tatem
ISBN: 0192115979 9780192115973
OCLC Number: 19555361
Description: xiii, 494 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: edited by Iona Opie and Moira Tatem.
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Examines superstitions and other folk beliefs that have survived time including divinations, spells, cures, charms, signs and omens, rituals, and taboos. Also describes the meanings behind the customs for Halloween, New Year's, and other holidays.

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