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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Yule Swain (The).
 
A kind of Santa Klaus among the Lapps. He is eleven feet high, and rides on a goat. He appears on St. Thomas’s Day, and continues his visits till Christmas Eve; but where he comes from and whither he goes nobody has the least idea.   1
 


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