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Posted By: Rob Naylor
13-Dec-10 - 07:26 AM
Thread Name: Origins: Ilkey Moor Batat, What does it mean?
Subject: RE: Origins: Ilkey Moor Batat, What does it mean?
Ianc...definitely "baht".


When we sang it as kids each verse ended with a little coda:

"baht she't, baht boyts, baht owt"

(without a shirt, without boots, without anything...ie naked)