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kirstie-kringlick noun long legged hill spider.

When a child found one he would place it on his hand and say this rhyme:-
Kirstie kirstie kringlick
Gae me nave a tinglick
What shall ye for supper hae
Deer, sheer, bret an smeer
Minchmeat sma or nane ava
Kirstie kringlick run awa!

collected by E.W.Marwick.