The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #790   Message #787404
Posted By: greg stephens
19-Sep-02 - 08:42 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Pretty Peg (from The Bothy Band)
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Pretty Peg
The theory that it comes from Irish tuigim seems plausible, but a contrary theory based on Old English twiccian(pluck or pull) is equally possible isnt it? Or some common Indo-European root may tie both together a long way back.