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  • n. An old English tradition of ploughing teams, who would carry a wooden horse's head on a pole and ask for money from local landowners.

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Examples

  • Old women "go a-gooding" or mumping on St. Thomas's Day, and "hoodening" or horse-head mumming is practised at Walmer, and bull-hoodening prevails at Kingscote, in

    Vanishing England

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