The Hymns and Carols of Christmas

Gilt Nutmeg

Source: Brand's Popular Antiquities Of Great Britain

W. Carew Hazlitt, Faith and Folklore: A Dictionary of National Beliefs, Superstitions and Popular Customs, Past and Current, With Their Classical and Foreign Analogues, Described and Illustrated.

Forming A New Edition of "The Popular Antiquities of Great Britain" By Brand and Ellis, Largely Extended, Corrected, Brought Down To The Present Time, and Now First Alphabetically Arranged.

In Two Volumes

London: Reeves and Turner, 1905.

Vol. 2, p. 455

A gift at Christmas. It appears to be the Gift Nutmeg mentioned in Love's Labor's Lost, 1598. But Jonson in Christmas, His Masque calls it rightly.

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