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Legavrik (from Scottish Gaelic leth-gheamhradh - literally "half-winter") was the name for winter (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 Archived 26 September 2007 at the Wayback Machine