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Yule Swain (The)

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A kind of Santa Klaus among the Lapps. He is eleven feet high, and rides on a goat. He appears on St. Thomas’s Day, and continues his visits till Christmas Eve; but where he comes from and whither he goes nobody has the least idea.

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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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