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- (continued from previous page)A person born on Whit Sunday or during Whit week was called a "kinkasheen" and was supposed to have the "evil eye". It was said they could "overlook" anything they laid their eyes upon and that it withered away and died. But if a green sod was placed over the person or animal overlooked no evil results would follow.A piece of eel skin wound over the wrist was a cure for "thaula"Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- James Drury