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something immaterial, as a style or philosophy, that is passed from one generation to another

a body of traditional beliefs and notions accumulated about a particular subject

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an inherited pattern of thought or action

a specific practice of long standing

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53) This meeting also announced that the society had solicited donations from all quarters and would make large-scale purchases at an early date after it had raised sufficient funds to establish a folk custom museum.
I don't think that the authors considered the book as a full academic study of this folk custom, but it is an attractively set-out description of most aspects of wassailing, from house-visiting customs such as Mari Lwyd, to the more common wassailing of apple orchards or even single apple trees.
Paper cutting is ``a folk custom, and it's become much more popular now.
At any rate the present study seems to have proved its point: that the most important and well-loved rituals of the late medieval church in England and Wales were reproduced in folk custom after they had been driven out of formal religion at the Reformation.
Cater, Cohn and Karen, Wassailing: Reawakening an Ancient Folk Custom (Cass) 659
The Wind Will Carry Us" (1999), centers on Behzad, a Tehran engineer, who seems to have come to a village to keep vigil for a dying relative and to record some local folk custom.
Thus, although the title of the section on folk custom and games is off-putting, the evidence it contains represents an important part of the current study of drama.
He specifically cites the warnings of the folklorist Alan Dundes against assuming that any particular folk custom is either "peculiar to one culture," or that it is, at the other extreme, universal.
Objectors say that rich areas of thought exist in Chinese classical philosophy and folk custom, and that practice and theory of PR in China should thus use traditional Chinese culture as its base.
I realise now that this must have been an authentic folk custom because we met the crucial test that Thomas Hardy set to
Irish Writers and Religion, for example, consider the presence of the religious instinct from early pagan and Christian times, through the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, in folk custom and belief, and then through a succession of modern writers: Shaw, Corkery, Canon Sheehan, Yeats, Joyce, Stuart, MacNeice, Kavanagh, Beckett, and Desmond Egan.
I realise now that this must have been an authentic folk custom because we met the crucial test that Thomas Hardy set to identify genuine West Country morris dancers from Victorian revivalists: we exuded misery as we went about it.
In particular, he became fascinated by the Welsh folk custom of the Mari Lwyd in which a sheeted man carrying a horse's skull on a pole was taken from house to house while revellers demanded money from householders.
Irish Writers and Religion, for example, considers the presene of the religious instinct from early pagan and Christian times, through the eighteenth and nineteeth centuries, in folk custom and belief, and then through a succession of modern writers: Shaw, Corkery, Canon Sheehan, Yeats, Joyce, Stuart, MacNeice, Kavanagh, Beckett, and Desmond Egan.
While competition has taken place annually for more than 20 centuries as part of religious ceremonies and folk customs, dragon boat racing has emerged in modern times as an international sport, beginning in Hong Kong in 1976.