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There is an ancient custom called the ceffyl pren, or wooden horse, .... whose purpose is the punishment of scolding wives. The virago is ridden in effigy thereon and subjected to such indignities as being pelted with addled egges. This has been called the Welsh ynch law, ...

Sykes, Wirt: Rambles and Studies in Old South Wales (1881) 233

ex inf. Bruce Griffiths, e-bost 6 Medi 2011 (Ann Corkett)