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Thread #30259   Message #387419
Posted By: Malcolm Douglas
01-Feb-01 - 09:45 AM
Thread Name: Help: Shule Aroon: sell my rock, rod, reel
Subject: RE: Help: Shule Aroon: sell my rock, rod, reel
Forms found in the DT and Forum include "rod...reel", "frock...wheel", "flax...wheel", "rock...reel" and "rack...reel".  Of these, "rock" belongs to the earliest example, provided by Bruce Olson, from an English broadside of around 1660; it seems to have been a Scottish song at that time.  Blowed if I know what kind of rock it might have been, mind...

Malcolm