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Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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First published 1976 (SND Vol. X, list of Scottish fairs & markets).

ST MAGDALENE'S FAIR. 1. At Linlithgow on 2 Aug. (w.Lth. 1795 Stat. Acc.1 XIV. 560); 2. At Fyvie in Abd. on the last Tuesday in July (Abd. 1845 Stat. Acc.2 XII. 330, obs.).

[Linlithgow had a medieval hospital dedicated to St Magdalene.]

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