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Nicka-Nan Night

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The night preceding Shrove Tuesday is so called in Cornwall, because boys play tricks and practical jokes on that night.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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