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Lady-bird


Lady-bird is a form of divination performed by a young lady seeking a husband. A captured fly is bidden to fly "north, south, east, or west." The direction of the flight of the fly indicates the area in which the future husband will be found. A.G.H.


Source:

Riland, George.The New Steinerbooks Dictionary of Paranormal. New York Warner Books, Inc. 1980 p. 161

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