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From: "Aaron Orr" <>
Subject: Re: Here's Tae Ilka Ane O' Ye!
Date: Mon, 9 Mar 1998 23:14:18 -0500


Thank you Edward, I had an inkling that it was a walking staff but I
awaited your confirmation of it before venturing an answer. Whit an auld
coward Ah am, eh?

Thanks Edward,

Aaron

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> From: Edward Andrews <>
> To:
> Cc:
> Subject: Re: Here's Tae Ilka Ane O' Ye!
> Date: March 9, 1998 3:45 AM
>
> wrote:
> >
> > I'll bet I'm not the only one who wants to know:
> > What is a "cromak" and what does "Ilka" mean?
> > Loved the song. Thanks, Aaron.
> Cromach or Cromak long walking staff with a crook on the top,
> especially used by shepherds.
> Edward Andrews
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