Situated on the outskirts of the village, it's thought the well has special healing powers and people come to visit, dip a small strip of rag or "cloot
" in the well then tie it on to a tree branch.
As granny used to say: "Ne'er cast a cloot
till May be oot."
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Ghedaen door Olivier van Noort van Vtrecht.
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The twenty lexical items are as follows: quine, lug, cloot
, pooch, neep, lum, dubs, briks, simmit, bairns, oxter, scurry, loon, preen, tatties, slivers, plook, kirk, bosie, een.
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He then tied that cloth, or cloot
, to a branch of a tree or bush near the well.
However, some things are deeply embedded and never forgotten, like the old saying "Ne'er cast a cloot
till Mye's oot".
4 tbsp plain flour METHOD Mix all ingredients together until a soft mix, not too wet or too stiff 1 2 Scold the cloot
in boiling water, cover in flour & shake off excess and bring a large pot to the boil 3 Spoon the mix divided into 4 cloots
& shape in a bowl and gather up the corners of the cloth Tie very tightly with string and place into the boiling water 45 Place a tight-fitting lid & boil for 2-3 hours, topping up with boiling water when needed - or use a pressure cooker for 45 mins (don't tell grannie!) 6 Remove at timer and dunk dumplings into a bowl of cold water for 60secs 7 Place back into bowl you shaped in and untie the string.
www.nnr-scotland.org.uk www.isleofmayferry.com Cloth of luck At Clootie Well on the Black Isle in north-east Scotland, tradition has it that visitors tie a "cloot
" or cloth on a tree for luck.
Words like dede, coo, cloot
, hoos, wrang, strang and lang - meaning dead, cow, clout, house, wrong, strong and long - are all exactly the same for Geordies as they were for Anglo-Saxons 1,500 years ago.
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