Legavrik

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This article is about the Scottish season & fair. For the band, see Legavrik (band).

Legavrik (from Scottish Gaelic leth-gheamhradh - literally "half-winter") was the name of the Winter half of the year—1 November to 30 April[1]—in Scotland. Variants include legawreik.

Legavrik is also the name of one of the eight annual fairs of Inverness, held on 1 February. [2]

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  1. ^ This article incorporates text from "Dwelly's [Scottish] Gaelic Dictionary" (1911). — leth-gheamhradh
  2. ^ http://www.dsl.ac.uk/getent4.php?plen=775&startset=30144640&query=Legavrik&fhit=legavrik&dregion=form&dtext=dost#fhit