[Christine O’Keeffe’s Easter Customs]
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Easter Flowers
United States: Women wear orchid corsages. Easter Lilies are also flown in from the Carribean.(2)

Easter Hats and Gloves
British Isles, USA: Women may wear a new hat on Easter. If a man gives gloves, it is a proposal of marriage. Parades are held after Easter services. People walk in their new clothes. (2)
Round Dance
Wales: Young men and women dance and sing around the oldest oak in the village on Easter. This is called a round dance. It is dangerous to enter a grove of oaks at midnight, for the spirits of the past assembled there. haunted oaks

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