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There is an ancient custom called the 'ceffyl pren', or wooden horse, still occasionally encountered in Wales, whose purpose is the punishment of scolding wives. The virago is ridden in effigy thereon, and ... pelted with addled eggs. this has been called the Welsh lynch law ... &c

W. Sikes: Rambles & Studies in old South Wales (1881), adarg. 1973, tud. 233.

Bruce < Bruce Griffiths/Ann Corkett, e-bost, 5 Mai 2012