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GUEST,Willa Lyr Add: Ickle Dorrit's song 'Sparehand' (57* d) RE: Lyr Add: Ickle Dorrit's song 'Sparehand' 15 Jul 01

Hi, Ickle. Got to differ here! A cran is a measure of capacity for herrings just landed in port, equal to 37 1/2 gallons (so if they're ickle ones, you'll get lots in a cran!). Probably from the Gaelic 'crann' a measure. Hope to see (and hear) you on Wed.

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