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Thread #74012   Message #3676676
Posted By: Scabby Douglas
12-Nov-14 - 10:12 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Halloween (Violet Jacob)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Halloween (Violet Jacob)
"Guizards" is what Violet Jacob wrote, and I don't think it's that much of a stretch to understand it as an antique version of the word "guiser". Bear in mind that she lived in India from about 1895 through to 1936, so she was writing from her memory of Angus Scots as she had known it.