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Egg tree

A charm once commonly used in the Ozark mountain region of the United States, but less frequently since the 1930s. The egg tree is composed of a dead bush with the limbs cropped and decorated with dozens, perhaps hundreds, of blown eggs. The bush is set in the ground near a cabin supposedly to ward off witches. A.G.H.

Source: 9.

See also: Ozark Witchcraft, Ozark Witchcraft folklore, Witch peg.

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