Tyrie Plooin' Match, The

DESCRIPTION: The contestants at Tyrie "warlike were ... Their tickets drew wi' anxious han', Ilk ane thinkin' he'd be the man." "They did their wark in first-rate style." "Jim was well pleased" although he had the tenth prize, "the hinmost ane o' a' the lot"
AUTHOR: William D. Jeffrey (1845-1892) (source: Greig)
EARLIEST DATE: 1866 (copy of text, according to Greig)
KEYWORDS: contest farming
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Greig #161, p. 2, ("A plooin' match here I'll insert") (1 text)
GreigDuncan3 424, "The Tyrie Plooin' Match" (1 text)

Roud #5941
NOTES [7 words]: Greig: "... I would extract a few verses." - BS
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