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 Ram.Ram and Teazle (The). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Ram Feast (The).
 
May morning is so called at Holne, near Dartmoor, because on that day a ram is run down in the “Poly Field.” It is roasted whole, with its skin and fur, close by a granite pillar. At mid-day a scramble takes place for a slice, which is supposed to bring luck to those who get it. Said to be a relic of Baal worship in England.   1
 


 Ram.Ram and Teazle (The). 

 
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